Crafts for Traveling: Embroidery

      Imagine this – it’s 11 PM the night before you are planning to leave on a trip. You know you will have some down time and want to take along a very portable craft project that you can work on but you’ve been so busy getting things ready for the trip that you […]

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Living Seasonally

      The first  year or two after my youngest two graduated from High School were really weird. I felt that the seasons and holidays were always sneaking up on me. Folks would be talking about back to school, or Christmas or Memorial Day and I’d be over here thinking, “What? Already?” I was […]

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Remembering What it Feels Like to Be Healthy

    You may not know this about me but when I was younger I was a bit of a tom boy. I climbed trees, fished, loved being outside and was pretty active through my earlier years. My sister and I had it all set up. I did the yard work and she did the […]

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Embroidered Mixed Media Bookmarkers

    I’m excited to have my Embroidered Mixed Media Bookmarkers be apart of this  101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends blog hop. I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! All week long, Kristen is sharing birthday […]

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A Garden Journal Update

  If I have one journal I probably have half a dozen. I have a journal where I jot down notes about changes I make in the back-end of my blog as I make them so that if things go kaput I have an idea of what has gone wrong. I have a journal where […]

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Bead Shopping in Providence

  Gosh, I love traveling to new places. New sites, new food and new bead shops. I had a little trouble finding bead shops on my recent trip to Providence, RI but in the end I found the addresses of three shops. The first one was on a nightmarish street in downtown Providence and I […]

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Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

  I am typing up this post on my phone as we travel across Pennsylvania after a 10 day working vacation.  I’ve never tried this before so hopefully it works. Today is my and Warren’s 14th wedding anniversary. 14 years as a blended family is like 28 in a “traditional nuclear” family. Kind of like […]

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4th of July Door Banner with the Craft Attitude Blog Hop

  I love the Fourth of July. It is one of those holidays that has some really great memories wrapped around it. I think one of the most amazing times was when I was in Germany (my ex-husband was USAF) and they had a big party in one of the hangars. There was a laser […]

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