Bacon – A Conspiracy and A Cookie

Bacon – A Conspiracy and A Cookie

Welcome back! I’m a little ashamed of today’s post. I’m not one to go in for trends, be they music, fashion, or food. I’m also not a huge fan of bacon. I like the flavor well enough, but the idea of eating strips of meat that are 70 % fat (or more) just doesn’t appeal … Continue reading

Shamrock Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

Shamrock Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

I had a brilliant idea yesterday. Shamrock cupcakes! Of course! St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite quasi-holidays, even though I’m more Scottish than Irish, and I can’t stand beer, even if it is green. I like having the right to pinch anyone not festive enough to wear green, and there is no better way … Continue reading

True Confessions of a Foodie

True Confessions of a Foodie

    I love food. I love to make it, I love to eat it, I love to look at it, I love to read about it. I don’t really like the word “foodie,” but it seems to describe me pretty well. There are many characteristics that all foodies supposedly have in common, and I … Continue reading

Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Resurrecting an Old Dresser

Hello, there! It’s good to have you back. Today we’re going to tackle our biggest project yet – giving new life to a tired old chest of drawers. When we pulled up tent stakes and decided to move out West, we faced a choice: cart our furniture across the country or leave it behind and … Continue reading

Splish, Splash, I Was Takin’ a Bath…

Splish, Splash, I Was Takin’ a Bath…

Welcome back, friends. Today’s topic is a soothing, relaxing bath soak that you can make yourself to use in your own bath or give away as a lovely gift. Bubble bath, bath salts, milk baths and the like are a huge subsection of the bath and beauty department at every store. They’re also disproportionately expensive, … Continue reading

A Glad Heart

A Glad Heart

Well, friends, the time has come. I just couldn’t help myself, I had to start a second blog. When I started Little House in the Mountains, I knew that I wanted it to be primarily about home life – cooking, crafting, housekeeping. I didn’t want to fill it up with my thoughts, opinions and ideas. The … Continue reading

Looking For The Answer

Friend, I’m glad you’re here. What I have to share today is not necessarily easy for me. You probably wouldn’t think that it would be difficult for someone who puts their ideas out there on the web to share anything, but it can be. Here’s the deal: I love writing poetry. It has always been … Continue reading