Posts tagged as: crafty

Family Cloth: Getting Set Up

December 16th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

How does one prepare to replace something as seemingly sanitary and culturally expected as toilet paper? Well, some times you just have to dive in . . . erm . . . metaphorically speaking. Ew. If you’d like to learn more about why one would want to do such a thing, you can get the [...]

Homemade Holidays: Reusable ‘Java Jackets’

December 11th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Cute, right? These little goodies make the perfect green gift for your favorite eco-conscious pal. Not everybody manages to keep a ceramic cup on hand at all times – but anyone could easily slip this small piece into a purse or pocket. Portable, practical, and of course super-stylish! And best of all, made by YOU. [...]

Homemade Holidays: Crock Pot Candles

December 8th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Growing up in my house, we always made our own holiday gifts. We were pretty poor, and I suppose it was our only option. But it was never presented to me like that (I didn’t even know what ‘poor’ was, really, and I had a stupendously fabulous childhood full of ‘thing finding’ and ‘government cheese’. [...]

Home Made Tea Bags

May 13th, 2009 - posted under: The Farm » Home

  Aren’t these just the cutest? I was lucky enough to have one of my bestest girlfriends stay with me last weekend, and she brought a very special treat: incredible looseleaf teas, direct from Alaska! We spent one lovely evening-and-well-into-the-night testing tea combinations, chopping cheesecloth, and twisting these adorable little baggies into existence. Full disclosure: [...]