Month: January 2017

Library Libations

Well, I am trying my hand at writing! The local paper had an opening for a small column and I thought I might write about the library. Hoping to get a column in once a month. Click the photo for the full… Read More

He Builds Again

Our home is SMALL. Sometimes I feel like we could be on a tiny house show. Space is a challenge, but not for my husband. He has the ability to draw up plans and build anything. He built us leaf table that extends… Read More

Dinner is Served

Often my friends & I complain about our busy lifestyles and how we don’t eat well enough. So one day I decided to have the girls over for what I call a “Healthy Bites” party. It’s essentially pot luck, but healthy food…. Read More

Adult Coloring

Donated my favorite coloring book to the library. I had to scan these because I liked them so much.But, I think I prefer the marker over pencil though!

Once again, I stand a distant observer or semi-participant in this minimalist lifestyle. If you haven’t seen my blog, I recently posted about deconstructing my wedding dress. I am starting small with projects. My second project was making a book cover. I took… Read More

Alright, I admit, sometimes I find myself making reference to Marie Kondo’s Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. One of the points in her book was making use of one object in different ways. We’ve been packing stuff away for our Spring yard… Read More

Minimalism Study Continues

Well, I don’t think I will ever achieve minimalism. But I am enjoying being a distant observer. When I type in minimalism into Pinterest I tend to find quotes among the zillion bloggers attempting minimalism. Some of them were worth saving and… Read More

Reconstruction Begins

The deconstruction of my wedding dress is done (boy it did NOT take too long!) I was really afraid to take the first step. I used a small piece and sewed it to a small scrap I had to see what it… Read More

Winter Baking!

 After shoveling out, I asked my husband why we live here! Why do we put up with snow? While the storms and predictions of inches or feet bring us much grief, baking brings us much pleasure. If I can’t be out walking… Read More

Say “Bye” To the Dress

After much consideration, I have decided to repurpose my wedding dress. I don’t plan on passing the dress on to a family member nor have I  had any luck selling it. Tonight I went into the sewing room and took out the… Read More