The Market

By |2020-08-17T13:33:32+00:00September 17th, 2020|China, Travel|

For the Chinese, going to market every day is just a way of life. People in China are healthy and slim. A key to this is all the variety and the freshness of their produce. For me, a trip to China is not complete unless I [...]

Rag Doll

By |2020-08-07T16:51:36+00:00August 1st, 2020|Crafts, Creative, Kids|

Make an authentic rag doll like your grandma played with when she was little. What you need: yard natural muslin 3" Styrofoam ball (or wadded-up newspaper or foil) small buttons (for eyes) Acrylic paint, pale pink Yarn or craft hair Small straw hat or bonnet Scraps [...]

Getting Wrapped Up in Aluminum Foil Cooking

By |2020-07-28T21:56:52+00:00July 28th, 2020|Backyard, Recipes|

Over the years, I've been accused of owning an aluminum foil company because I often use and recommend foil for outdoor cooking. Foil assists with easy food storage, preparation, cooking — and even easier cleanup. One advantage of foil cooking is that each dinner guest, including [...]