Raise Worms And Produce Compost

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One of my greatest friends is a compost expert. Heather has been composting for years and I am keen to learn how to produce my own dirt. I invited Heather to share her compost tips with us.  I have a dirty little secret – I’ve been living with worms for 14 years. Ever since I […]

Ten Steps to Hosting a Perfectly Simple Tea Party

Post by Lucy Miller Robinson.  Drinking tea is a lost ritual, in the process of revival. In the U.S., the specialty tea market quadrupled from 1993 to 2008. Tea shops are popping up all over cities like San Francisco and Seattle. New brands like Republic of Tea, Zhena’s Gypsy Teas and Yogi Teas have swooped […]

Lessons Learned Learning To Crochet

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Post by Carol Anne I started crocheting as way to connect with my mother and grandmothers (even the mean one!).  They crocheted and knitted and I feel a little closer to them, like we’d have something in common if they were here.  That may be a little heavy.  But, it connects me with family that […]

Make Rock Magnets


Post by Pam Weppler. Turn a regular afternoon into a fun-filled exploration to find the perfect rocks and make some rock magnets with your kids.  These unique magnets are useful and add some simple, natural style to your fridge or around the office! Things You Will Need: Rocks with one  flat edge Round Magnets (I […]