My dreads

Yes…I did. I’ve been wanting dreads for years now. But I was too scared. And I feared the judgment of others. I was afraid I’d miss my curls. But those curls have loosened… Continue reading

Blackberry shake! And my love for the farmer’s market…

Oh how I love the farmer’s market!  This is the first year that I’ve made it a priority and it has been wonderful!  Fresh sweet corn…so sweet you can eat it raw!  (And… Continue reading

More Sandra…

Another beautiful song… Listening to her music often makes me wonder why I didn’t pursue music a bit more.   She encourages me to pick up my guitar again and get lost in the… Continue reading


Ok…I’m back…for a moment.  I have my blogging spurts where I’ll add several posts, and then there will be a blogging drought for weeks!  Sorry friends! To hold you over, here’s a beautiful… Continue reading

Freezer Jam!

I really feel like I’ve accomplished something by successfully making freezer jam on my own.  The truth is that it was much easier than I thought! (Which means you can do it too!)… Continue reading

A sneak peak…

…here’s a quick look at my latest painting…. I’ll post a full picture soon.  Right now I’m trying to find a place where I can get full-size prints made…anyone know where?  I’ve never… Continue reading

A taste of summer…

My husband and I picked some delicious Black Raspberries last weekend and now I am trying to figure out what to make with them while they sit in a ziplock bag in the… Continue reading

“If I were a butterfly…

…I’d thank you Lord for giving me wings…” VBS songs echoed down the hallway as I sat quietly in the nursery with my son.  There’s something so precious about the sound of children… Continue reading

Back Again…with VBS crafts

Hello again friends, I assure you that this time I have a good -in fact GREAT-excuse for my absence.  WE HAD A BABY! 🙂  So, needless to say, I’ve been a bit busy… Continue reading

Art Journaling

Thought I’d share my first attempt at art journaling…which I ended up using to write a letter to a friend 🙂  I enjoyed the process, but it definitely took some time and concentration. … Continue reading