It is said that if you can throw a cylinder then you can throw anything. It’s true, but only if you work at it. For me, it isn’t really work. It’s almost meditative. I just love working with clay, whether on the wheel or hand building. Caution: I like to throw things! As an art … More Wheel Thrown Pottery
Lately I have been really into connecting with my roots. My mother’s family is Scottish, with red hair and tartan everything. My father’s family is Polish, and I definitely inherited the Slavic features. The cool thing is looking back through old family photos, I can see where my jawline and high cheekbones come from – this … More Good Food: Traditional Polish Krówka (Milk Caramels)
When I was a little girl I had a dreamcatcher, made for me by a local Native American man. I was told it would help to catch all my bad dreams and give me good dreams. According to this website, “The nature of the Dream Catcher will attract all sorts of dreams to its webs. … More DIY – Vintage and Lace Dreamcatcher
When out and about I love looking for vintage and antique things, but sometimes that can be expensive. So, I check thrift stores. I love thrifting! I have found SO many things that fit into my lifestyle, that also fit into the Mori Girl style, for cheap. If you’re not familiar with the Mori Girl lifestyle, … More Mori Girl Thrift Store Finds!
You can never have too many rugs, right? Rag rugs are more eco-friendly because you make them with materials you have on-hand. You can also get really cheap fabrics at thrift stores and garage sales. They’re easy to make but can be very time consuming. (I like to watch Netflix while braiding rugs – who … More DIY: Upcycled Braided Rag Rug – No Sew!
Who says vegans can’t sink their teeth into a nice, meaty burger? This black bean burger recipe is sure to be a hit every time! Ingredients 4 25oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup Habanero Lime salsa 1 cup nutritional yeast 3 cup crushed blue corn chips 2 cup shredded carrot 1 cup … More Good Food – Vegan Black Bean Burgers
Have a good haul from your garden and need to use up the produce? Want a tasty way to work more fruits and veggies into your diet? Need to sneak in some produce for a picky child? This recipe for Garden Harvest Muffins is a good way to do all of the above! They’re not overly sweet, freeze … More Good Food: Garden Harvest Muffins Recipe
Several times each year, I visit my family’s cabin. It’s located in a very remote, somewhat difficult to find place, right at the edge of a river. There is no electricity unless you remember to bring a generator, and it is only used for light at night – no tv, radio, or anything else to … More Nature Hobbies: Canoeing
I live in northern Minnesota, surrounded by trees, lakes, and wildlife. I love it here. So many things to see and places to explore. Right now, the seasons are stuck between winter’s thaw and a shiver-inspiring, icy-white wonderland. Each season has its good and bad, but I’m really looking forward to spring. Spring means birds … More Nature Hobbies: Identifying Berries in the Forest
What I love about these brownies is that they are SO easy to make. I also love that they are naturally gluten-free, paleo, and vegan! And, free of refined sugars. They’re dense and fudgy, and make a great base if you want to add other elements like chocolate chips or a topping of chopped nuts. … More Good Food: Three Ingredient Flourless Brownies Recipe – Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan!