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Dreams do come true.

Dreams do come true a second time, and more. I had dreams . . . vivid but hazey around the edges. (That’s because I was young and wasn’t sure what they meant.) They weren’t sleep dreams, or day dreams but a longing in my heart driving me to act on …

Succulents for a Birthday Cake

Succulents make beautiful decorations with their soft subtle colors, but buttercream is better than nature- for a cake that is. I used …

A year of healing at Mike Dumas Copper Designs.

Healing for the New Year

Healing When I posted this picture, my niece recognized it as an aloe and said “We could all use some healing.” It’s …

Copper art // Mike Dumas Copper Designs

Home Biz- What does it mean?

Home Biz- What is that? We started this adventure, this “home biz” quest, many years ago with our own hands and our …

Sauerkraut Staples

Sauerkraut with Beets and Purple Cabbage This month I’m enjoying experimenting with different sauerkrauts. This is a beautiful red one made of …

Forcing Blooms Indoors

Forcing blooms from fruit tree prunings is a simple and magical way to anticipate Spring. Forcing Blooms It’s still winter cold out- …

Morning Smoothies!

Good Morning Smoothies . . . Morning smoothies are my new favorite. It’s a new year and new life lessons are behind …

It’s Been Awhile

It’s been awhile since I added to this story. Life has been full- endings and beginnings. I’m a caregiver, I know that …