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Fairchild Fudge

This recipe has been handed down from one generation to another in our family.  Boil until mix forms a soft ball in cold water:2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup milk5 T corn syrup (white)1 – 2 dark baking chocolate Remove and drop 1/8 lb butter or margarine on top.  Let cool somewhat, then begin stirring. When […]

pink cupcakes

Yum! Cupcakes equal love!

I just ate four! I went to my oldest grandson’s high school graduation in Pennsylvania last year.  (Thankfully before Covid!)  It was such fun!  And hard to imagine he was 18 and graduating.  As the saying goes, time flies! I always enjoy baking and my three grandsons love cupcakes.  I baked a ton for Liam’s […]

Ruby aka Rat Baby

My lucky day! Shirley, my sister, and I stopped at a local cafe in Cle Elum, Washington for breakfast one morning.  Shirley is a regular there and is well known to everyone.  As soon as we seated ourselves, the waitress (Cathy) came up with a coffee pot and, while pouring explained that a customer was […]


Hooked on Shopping!

Covid-19 has made me an online shopper! Instead of “window shopping” / browsing at TJ Maxx or Marshalls or Dillards, I find my new life as a “Sheltering Senior” (ha!) has made me a fan of online shopping, in particular Amazon.  It’s amazing how much I can find and actually saves so much time.  Now […]

Sewing Project

After all these years, I’m finally sewing! The long and short of this story is that many years ago, I lived on Oahu in Hawaii.  I did a lot of sewing, especially muumuus!  But I did also make a purse from a Simplicity pattern in a dark green quilted material and lined it with a […]


Hello!  It’s nearly the middle of 2022 and I’m still working on projects carrying over from last year!  The good news is that I’m learning new things and seem constantly busy, although some would say Not. I’m did complete an author’s new website, one I’ve worked on for many years but we’re going with an […]