Category Archives: Holidays

Making : A Christmas quilt

For years, I’ve been wanting to make a Christmas quilt.  But by the time the decorating for Christmas arrives in our house, we are deep in activities.  Between birthday celebrations, swim meets, and all the making that we need to … Continue reading

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the kitchen during Christmas

we’ve been cooking and baking a lot lately, but not all were photographed. Some menu-making, lots of friends over, having fun. Lucas made these gnocchi’s the last time he was in his outdoors day.  They made them with acorn flour … Continue reading

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the weeks during Christmastime…

The last few weeks, besides celebrating Christmas, there were lots of things brewing, cooking, knitting, sewing, reading, singing, making… so much more! … we went to the annual Solstice Bonfire celebrated not far from our house by the City of … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

And early morning. Tea in hand, sitting down and enjoying every minute of it. Smiles, laughs, surprises, secrets revealed. Hand made presents.  Yes!  Lots of them! (Have you’ve read the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place by Maryrose Wood?) Home made … Continue reading

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Forgotten : 4th of July

Looking through the photos I’ve downloaded in my computer I found these from the Fourth of July with friends. Waiting at The Bluff to see the big fire works.   More on the way home. Happy Fourth of July + Two Months.

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May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day. –Native American Proverb

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the craft fair

Two weeks ago we went to the first of two craft fairs we’ll attend with a table of our handmade goods, this year.   We love to make things.  We like to craft, try new things, learn something new.  We are … Continue reading

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