For those of you who don’t know, there was a point in my life that I refer to as “when I used to be Martha Stewart…”. Meaning, I was a stay at home mom, so I often canned – salsa, pickles, different jams, and a kick ass marmalade. I used to love to can things to give as gifts. I also sewed clothes and costumes for the kids and made the nieces and nephews teddy bears and pajamas at Christmas time. Oh, and Christmas stockings for the whole family.
Eventually, I got over this and haven’t busted the sewing machine out for years. (Oh, I quilted too.) The most “Martha” I get is crafting occasionally (used to be a nearly daily occurrence. I’m in crafting rehab.) Continue reading