The Band Boosters of South Lake High School will host their 24th annual craft show Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. General admission is $2, and $1 for seniors 55 and over. South Lake High School is located at 21900 East Nine Mile Road, between Mack and Harper, in St. Clair Shores. For more information, … Continue Reading →
Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the finer things in life
Grace United Methodist Church presents its annual “Country Christmas Bazaar” Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Highlights include handmade items for sale, gourmet food, baked goods and door prizes. Admission is free. The church is located at 49655 Jefferson Road in New Baltimore. For more information, call (586) 726-1054.
St. Vincent De Paul Sacred Heart Conference will host an art and craft fair Dec. 2, from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Admission is free. The table fee for vendors is $25,with proceeds being used to help those in need. Sacred Heart Church is located at 3451 Rivard in Detroit. For more information, … Continue Reading →
Earlier this week I was out in the garden digging the last of my potatoes. I got a chance to use the antique potato-digging fork I found at an estate sale this summer.
Our killing frost finished off the rest of the vegetable plants in the garden. The only ones left were the cold-tolerant types like Brussels sprouts, kale, turnips and a few others. I thought I was done with them until it was time to harvest those crops later next month. Earlier this week, I went out to the … Continue Reading →
One of the most adorable books for knitting items for newborns has recently been published. It’s called “What to Knit When You’re Expecting, Simple Mittens, Blankets, Hats & Sweaters for Baby” (Running Press/$20), and you can “expect” to have an enjoyable time selecting and knitting projects for your little bundle of joy. Written by Nikki Van De … Continue Reading →
Someone mentioned to me today that he had traveled to Northern Michigan last weekend to see the fall colors. He said they were the best he had ever seen. That’s a pretty big statement coming from someone who is well over 70 years old. I’ll have to take his word for it because I missed … Continue Reading →
Enhance your home with lovely wreath designs featured in Edle Catharina Norman’s recently published book, “Beautiful Winter, Holiday Wreaths, Garlands & Decorations for Your Home and Table” (Sellers Publishing/$15.95). The book includes a fresh take on making wreaths and related items, including a hanging chandelier-like design with tiny gift boxes to a twig globe filled with tulips. … Continue Reading →
We had a pretty decent Butternut squash crop this year. I planted them in a new part of the garden, which I’m sure helped boost the yield. Plus, we had very few insects on the squash. As a result, we now have plenty of Butternut that will go into storage straight from the garden — unprocessed. If … Continue Reading →
Here’s an idea… If you’re a local crafter who would like a chance at being featured in one of my weekly Handmade columns, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information about yourself: Name, City, Phone, Craft. How long have you been doing this particular craft? Do you teach this craft? If so, when … Continue Reading →