Alpaca Throw Blanket

I have a serious flaw.  I come up with crazy thoughts and ideas that cause me to spend days, weeks and even months doing something that results in an object I could have gone to the store and bought.  This time? I am making an alpaca throw blanket from scratch.  Way more fun than buying a made-in-China-piece-of-crap-knockoff.

Last Fall my lovely daughter and her husband visited an Alpaca farm just outside Niagara Falls and brought me back 2 alpaca fleeces.  As I was in the throes of Christmas prep, house renovations and purging/packing to move, the two fleeces were washed … Read more...

Oatmeal Strawberry Muffins

Yes, I know it is now Fall, but I have several bags of strawberries in the freezer that I picked back in early July and I need to make room for Fall bounty…so…here comes a strawberry muffin recipe at y’all.  Healthy, low-fat with the added bonus of oatmeal for the heart but they also make for a quick breakfast bite on those frantic weekday mornings.


Oatmeal Strawberry Muffins


1/3 cup applesauce
2/3 cup sour cream (full fat, low-fat or fat free, your choice, I used full fat as that is what I had on hand)
3/4 cup all-purpose flour …