Author: jennifer

Nature’s Master Weavers

This is the bird’s nest we discovered under our deck today. I’m in awe of how resourceful birds are. Even our dog’s white fur is woven into this abode. I just love meeting “natural”...

Kohlrabi Rocks!

Isn’t this kohlrabi beautiful? My share partner at Trillium Haven, the CSA farm I joined this year didn’t want her half of this lovely, so I took it home make some Kohlrabi fries. First,...

For the Birds… and Daddy, too.

I didn’t make this birdhouse, but I’m going to make one like it next week when the Grand Rapids Craft Club hosts a local master woodworker who will be teaching us how to build...

Monkey Business

I’ve always loved sock monkeys. So it was a real kick to feature Dulce VanDyken in my latest craft column. Dulce is a talented West Michigan crafter who makes these fun monkeys to sell...