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20 August, 2018

Changed my mind back…

Posted in : News on by : Sarah

Ok, this blog is getting all the crafting and food things again. I’m leaving the other site just for the code. Not sure if/when there will be more updates, because I have a zillion other things that need doing this month… Bye for now!

1 May, 2018

May Makeathon Day 1

Posted in : Jewelry on by : Sarah
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I messed up the instagram link (hopefully it will work next time!) but I’m trying to make a thing every day for the month of May, and I started out by making a copper spiral ring. I made it and polished it today, but I will probably wait to put a patina on it until
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2 March, 2018

Puffy Cake?!

Posted in : 1940s, Historical on by : Sarah
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Sorry for the lack of updates this week! I’ve been really slammed with work, and next week will probably be crazy too, so I’m going to post a couple un-illustrated recipes just so you know I haven’t vanished again! This recipe is in the cookbook that my Gran brought with her when she came to
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18 February, 2018

Tablets. No, not that kind, the kind for weaving…

Posted in : Crafting, Fibre Crafts, Tools on by : Sarah
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(Reposted from my old blog at I’m using that one just for recipes now, so the other stuff is headed over here.) More tool building. I mean, I guess these tablet weaving tablets technically count as tools. Or maybe all of them together constitute a tool. Anyways. A lot of people who do tablet
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13 February, 2018

Shrove Tuesday: Elizabethan Pancakes

Posted in : Historical, Tudor & Elizabethan on by : Sarah
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Alright, let’s do some historical(ish) cooking! Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before lent. Pancakes have been a traditional food on this day for quite some time, at least back to the medieval period. Why pancakes? Because they let you use up all of those sinful eggs and butter and milk before the start
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12 February, 2018

I’m back!

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And I brought food! Well, ok, I’m working on that part. I’m going to be digitizing and posting a bunch of old family recipes, plus adding some of my own experiments and linking to other things on the interwebs. I have a schedule, so there are going to be 2 weekly posts, possibly more if
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11 February, 2018

Fun With Beeswax

Posted in : Crafting, Tools on by : Sarah

(Reposted from my old blog at I’m using that one just for recipes now, so the other stuff is headed over here.) I’ve started assembling something that’s somewhere between a sewing basket and a tool box for my old fashioned crafting. I’ve made a lot of things myself, but there are some (like bone
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