Journal

  • Witzi's Raw Granola Makes an Elderberry Soaked Version for Elderberry Marsh

    Everybody has that one food. You know the one. The one you can't stop eating. The one that if they put an entire bucket of it in front of you, and ...
  • Naturally Dyeing with Walnuts

    Natural dyes from plants are available almost year-round, but one of my favorite dyes is made from black walnuts, which are harvested in September...
  • Shop us at Schoolhouse Salvage

    Elderberry Marsh products now available at Schoolhouse Salvage in Mentor, Ohio
  • Knitter's Salad

    Earlier this week, I felt the need to purchase more yarn. Yes, it was a need. Not a want - honest.  It started innocently enough. It was raining, ...
  • A Beginner's Guide to Picking Out a Huacaya Alpaca Fleece

    A few terms to know when buying your first alpaca fleece
  • Work Begins on the Woodshop Loft

    The woodshop begins its slow transformation into a fiber studio
  • Spring in the Country

    As each new season unfolds, I tell myself, "This is the best time of the year." Apparently, I'm fickle. I can't pick just one season when we have s...
  • Maple Bacon that will Steal Your Soul

    Every once in awhile, there comes along a food that speaks to you - LOUDLY. It calls your name in the middle of the day (or night), and you must an...
  • Maple Syrup Making Weather

    Late February and early March can be fickle months in Northeast Ohio, months that will take you on a temperature roller coaster.  Seventy degree s...
  • Winter has a Sense of Humor

    Winter didn't listen to me. I told it to go away. That I was done. That I wanted Spring and flowers and green grass. Winter laughed at me. And the...
  • Avant-Garde Arts & Craft Show

    Happy March! To me, it is now officially Spring. Oh sure, the silly calendar says Spring arrives on March 20th, but the calendar is wrong. Spring h...
  • The Sap is Running

    The most exciting and short-lived season of the year has arrived - Sugaring Season. You can see tapped maple trees lining the back roads of Norther...