ThistleDew Farm

ThistleDew Farm
Established 2009

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


These little guys are the cutest. I followed a blog that had a picture of the little bear - I bugged her enough to put the patterns on etsy. Let me tell you they are very labor intensive! I will dig out the pattern so I can give a shout out to the pattern maker!

That is a quarter next to the bunnies foot to show scale! They fit in the palm of your hand!

Here's what I did during the great snow in of 2011 - it lasted two days in Knoxville Tennessee!

Now is about the time I start dreaming of spring - how about you? Today I wore a celery green top to work because I am over black, brown and gray!

On my way to work, I went to the grocery store and bought three bags of greens - spinach, mixed greens, and cole slaw mix (which I use to make my salads crunchy.) I made the most delicious salad ever!

Yummy Think of Spring Salad
  • handful of spinach greens
  • handful of mixed greens
  • two pinches of coleslaw veggies
  • 1/4 of diced avocado
  • 1/4 diced tomato
  • 2 tbsp White Balsamic Vinegar Citrus Vinaigrette
  • 1 sliced tofurkey spicy Italian sausage (mico'd for 30 seconds)
  • pinch sunflower seeds
I was either really hungry or this was indeed the best salad ever!

Speaking of sunflowers - last summer our cool farmer neighbor planted an entire wheat field with sunflowers! It was the most amazing thing - people stopped to take pictures for the few weeks they were in couldn't help but smile. It inspired me to paint this picture.
Because of him I now use sunflower oil to cook with. It has a mild interesting flavor - you should try it.

Between crocheting, painting and running I have been keeping out of trouble...sort of!


Anonymous said...

I saw your comment on Lorraine's (LDH) blog. I did not know you were blogging again. I still cherish my beautiful hat you crocheted for me!

LDH said...

So cute! When my children were little I crocheted a bunch of animals similar to yours. I wonder if I could dig up some old photos of them. It was ages ago :)

So nice stopping by!

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