Monthly Archives: September 2009

Thrifty Thursday : Golden Books

I have always loved Golden Books. Being a Seventies child and all … from a family who was living paycheck to paycheck for quite some time … these little 50 cent books (5 cents at yard sales) were what my brother and I grew up on. Now, I make part of my “living” by altering […]

I Dream of Sharks.

This morning, as my husband woke me for the day with a kiss and a cuddle, I slowly opened my eyes, looked up at him with a smile and said, “Hey babe …….. I got to see sharks.” With a sweet, knowing grin he replied,”That is great babe.” Just about every morning that he wakes […]


If I were living on a stranded island and could eat only one food … I would request Pesto. Seriously. Yes, it is that strange colored green stuff shown in the above photo. And yes, I have been known to eat it by the spoonful. My favorite part of the harvest season is making up […]

A T-Shirt For the Good of All.

Ok … so maybe a T-shirt can’t save the world … BUT purchasing the following tee comes with some major benefits: First, you can spread the word about the importance of reading to children. Secondly, you can buy something handmade in the USA. Thirdly, you can look super cool … as you have to admit […]

Seeking Structure.

Throughout my life, I have struggled with “structure.” That is not to say that I don’t get things done – I do. Maybe I even get too much done. My mind is always roaming … I never sleep … and I am always starting on new ventures in crafting, photography, homeschooling, business, blogging, charity, family […]

Around the Farm.

It is a small farm – no doubt. Just 16 acres … littered with all manner of wild fauna … 2 goats, 16 chickens, some dogs and some cats. But we get our eggs and milk in this way. And the future may hold other farming ventures here on this fertile land … just 2 […]