When I first met my husband, he asked me what I wanted in a man.  I told him that I wanted someone who would stay.  He said, “I will stay.” We have been married six years and I love him very much. The good Lord will stand behind every step we are blind to fate, […]

summer mantel

My husband was getting sick of the red white and blue mantel.  I know, how unpatriotic of him!  Here’s our summer mantel.  With all the tutti frutti colors!  And candies! The lemonade sign is supposed to get hung outside on the fence.  But it’s here for now!Here’s a little more tutti frutti for you… Related […]


I love hydrangeas.  I call them old lady flowers because it seems like lots of old ladies have them.  Every night when I get home from work I say to my husband “Look at my hydrangeas!”  He loves it.  Not.  🙂 Related articles Tips on Growing Hydrangea ( Hydrangea Temple ( Hydrangeas ( Essential Tips […]

bride and groom dolls

I  made these dolls for my cousin.  She is going to give them to her mother-in-law as a gift. Related articles Chalkboard Nesting Dolls from The Kid Who ( How To Give Advice To The Bride And Groom That They’ll Keep Forever ( Review: “The Doll’s Dressmaker” by Venus Dodge ( Photo of Bride and […]

if you can’t take the heat

Hello all!  I don’t have a specific Cinco de Mayo post for you today.  Sorry.  I’m sure there will be lots of others.  I wish I could have made some big colorful tissue flowers to decorate but there is never enough time.  I sent all day yesterday crafting and yardsaling.  I got a new (old) […]

No soliciting

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m a friendly poodle and my husband is a pitbull.  And so it goes with our front door.  We get a lot of solicitors.  My husband wanted a no soliciting sign.  He wanted something ugly and mean like a black sticker with a gold outline from Home Depot that […]