Pork Rub for Slow Cooked Pork!

I am making pulled pork for my granddaughter’s graduation party. I am going to make at least 3 pork shoulders and I needed a good recipe for the rub. I read several and then made up my own. I am not going to brine the pork shoulders but I will slather them up...

Easy Window Privacy Project

I live in a “twin” house in a small town in Pennsylvania. Many homes in our area were built replicating the way homes were built back in the day in Germany…right off the street and very close together. When my home was renovated several years ago,...

Painted Wine Glasses

  A couple of weeks ago my sister asked me if I would paint a couple of wine glasses for a gift basket she was making. I had not painted in a while and wasn’t feeling very confident so I did a simple dot design. A few days later I realized how much I have...

Summer Bounty

I love early summer and the wonderful bounty of vegetables available near my home. I didn’t have to go to a farmer’s market. All I had to do was drive about 5 miles from my house to a beautiful family farm in Lancaster County. The only thing in my wine...

Have an orchid?

  For my birthday last May, one of my co-workers bought me a beautiful orchid. The tag said “Just add ice”. Turns out that’s all you have to do to take care of this plant. Three ice cubes on top of the planting medium and bright light. See that...

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce

Today was tomato sauce making day! I am overwhelmed with tomatoes and I want to make my own sauce to freeze and use later. I found a great recipe here for making slow roasted tomato sauce. One is oven roasted and the other is slow roasted in a crock pot. I tried the...