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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 …

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 …

Well That Was Fun!

I feel like I’m still in Christmas mode, even though the family has gone home, and the preparations are over. The celebration …

Summer Fruits

Our grandson is coming to visit. He’s six months old! A neighbor gave me a bag of Golden Delicious apples right off …

Jammin’ Today

It used to be that Jammin’ Apricots took all day. . . I’ve gotten so far on the other side of the …

Christmas Ham Soup

Earlier this week I made soup from the Christmas ham, and some homemade biscuits to go with it. It took me back …

Wee Hours Vintage

It’s the wee hours and I woke up to harvest some manna. My vintage Salton yogurt maker has been cultivating pure gold …