Monthly Archives: September 2012



Wondering who I am? I’m Merit Badge Awardee Jane (MBA Jane for short). In my former life

For this week’s Merit Badge, I decided to tackle cross-stitching! Why, you ask? Well, that’s easy. I started a book club.


Let me explain.

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hanging on to summer

Our crew at the farm and their families joined us for one last backyard BBQ before it’s too cold to sit outside in the evening.

We munched on the usual organic hamburgers, brats, and dawgs. The salads were …

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What’s a crankie?

Crikey! It’s called a crankie. (New to me.) Isn’t that what I usually feel like on Fridays? Looks like the early version of TV to me. Thanks to Sue Truman, who mentioned this Sustainable Seattle video on my Twitter account. This is so cute, and you know I love anything “farm”!



Do you know that feeling you get when you’re strolling through the farmers’ market in, say, late September, and you spy a piece of fruit that is so fresh, so RIPE, that your mouth instantly waters remembering a taste you haven’t tasted for a year, so you pick it up, inhale its fragrance in a deep breath, close your eyes, and sink your teeth into it?

That’s the sensation I felt when I got wind of Smallknot.

What’s Smallknot??

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FREE Glamping Stickers

They’re here! Another batch of free bumper stickers for International Glamping Weekend 2013, June 1 and 2. Head on over for details on how to get yours!


your sewing projects

To celebrate National Sewing Month, I asked if you’d send in the projects you’ve been working on. Here they are, and ladies, they are just Sew Wonderful

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Hear Ye!

Welcome New Sisters!

Merit Badge Awardees