Jack In The Pulpit

{Surprise} It’s amazing what surprises you’ll see when you’re looking for them! Needing a little break from work, I decided to take a walk down one of our woodland paths. I always expect to find some little treasure, so I keep my eyes open fo...

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Violets Are Blue

After a long hard winter with snowbanks over our heads, it was such a delight to see the snow melt away, and masses of tiny violets begin to unfurl their leaves. I know from experience, that in what seems like a blink of an eye, the violets will be sending up ...

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Chalkboard Art And All Things New

Even with several feet of snow still on the ground, you can feel spring in the air! After you live in a place for a number of years, you become familiar with the ebb & flow of the seasons. The way that one season pushes while the next season pulls is unde...

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Little Things – Take joy in the little things, and your joy becomes a big thing

When you can enjoy the little things in life, each day will be so full, that you can lay your head on your pillow knowing you’ve left no joy unturned. We made It! Here in Upstate NY, we’ve just lived through the coldest February in history. Everyda...

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For The Love Of Autumn

  As with spring, autumn brings with it a sort of nesting instinct. Kitchen gardens are giving up the last of their harvest, and cottage gardens the last of their blooms. The trees are now taking center stage with their coat of many colors, and pumpkins &...

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Chandelier Makeover – Shiny Modern to Rusty French Farmhouse

  There’s something about old rusty bits from home & farm that warms my heart. Perhaps it’s the stories that a piece could tell, the work that it has seen, or maybe just the fact that it’s still here to tell the tale. In any case, wh...

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