Clare and Hannah talk about the positive effects of handcrafts, gardening, cooking, and building your own home!
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Coming soon! Until then, please enjoy this picture of a war boy knitting:
Hannah’s Etsy store, CandleOwl. Hannah has been knitting since she was eight or nine years old. Clare and numerous other members of the family can attest to the fact that Hannah’s hand-knitted items are of professional quality and really cozy!!
A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity by Wm. S. Coperthwaite
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney
Video: “Building complete and warm survival shelter.”
Video: “Simple off grid cabin that anyone can build & afford.”
Book: The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking
Cookbook: Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. Here is a picture of Clare’s battered copy of a much earlier edition of this classic cookbook. She got this cookbook in 1987, on the occasion of moving into her first apartment with some college friends:
Clare is an independent author who would love it if you checked out her books! If you like exciting thrillers featuring an “everyman” hero who rises to his or her full potential in the face of peril, you will love The Keys of Death. It’s a veterinary medical thriller about a small-town animal doctor who gets tangled up in a whistle-blowing scheme against a big biotech company. Or, if you prefer shorter fiction, try Startling Figures, a collection of three paranormal stories.
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