Author : Donna Martinez

260 posts

I’ve never been one to wear much jewelry, but over the years I’ve been given costume jewelry that belonged to my mother and grandmother. It seemed a shame to keep it all in boxes, bags, and drawers and never look at it or wear it. So, a few weekends ago I created a jewelry display …
Pumpkin bread is my favorite non-yeast, quick bread; but, it’s only good if it’s moist and has delicious flavor. The recipe I use is from The Good Housekeeping Cookbook (1978). It makes two 9″x5″ loaves. Recipe for Pumpkin Bread 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 …
I plan on joining a group of readers, who follow Modern Mrs. Darcy, for the 2016 Reading Challenge. Are you game? Below are the challenges. There a few here that I’m looking forward to tackling, including: a book published before I was born and a book that intimidates me. I’ll look at The Books of …
Christmas is over and it’s time to start preparing for the next holiday. Why not make a scarf of more than one granny heart square pattern? Choose a color scheme, crochet the different squares, and then stitch them together. I think you’ll end up with a warm accessory that is fun to wear on Valentine’s …
I’ve always enjoyed book memes. This is a fun one that you might enjoy. 1. Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more. (No cheating!) Here is what I selected: Beeing: Life, Motherhood, and 180,000 Honeybees by Rosanne Daryl Thomas. This is a fabulous book! I’ve kept it at my desk because I’ve …
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