family

Two Years!!

Two Years ago this month, our oldest girl married her high school sweetheart! I’ve been reminiscing, we worked all thru 2014 making many DIY decorations, sourcing supplies, and really trying to stay on budget! We are so pleased with how it all came together!! Here’s a little peek into their special day!! Friday evening nuptials… Read More Two Years!!

family

In like a Lion

The old saying for March, In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb! Briton Rivière, Una and Lion nineteenth century I love March – spring is coming, longer days (tho I hate ‘spring forward’ time change!). warmer weather – good bye coats, hello sweaters!! spring colors are in stores, like a breath of fresh air!… Read More In like a Lion

bits and pieces, holidays

January

January! 2016!! Most have already resolutely approached the beginning of the year.  And I must say, I generally do too. Usually, I have aspirations of greatness, ideas brimming, big plans for the new month and year. My problem – the November/December holidays and selling season are full and packed, busy and long. By New Years,… Read More January

bits and pieces, handmade jewelry

My Gram

My Gram!! This sweet picture of a small girl with a big smile and as big a slice of watermelon at a Sunday afternoon Sunday School picnic is my Gram. (I also love the bits of wheat seen in the background!)  The Kansas kid, Grace Marguerite  must be about 5 years old here. It would… Read More My Gram

bits and pieces

Remembering

The grandpa I grew up with is not the grandpa I remember today; Remembrance Day, Veterans Day. Growing up, to me he was lovable, huggable, jolly Gramp. He was called Gene, by my Gram. Dusty, by family and close friends – because of his semi pro days at third base. And to us, the grandkids,… Read More Remembering