Thistlekeeping

Thistlekeeping

 

Random thoughts on a freezing morning:

1. Mark your calendars. I have the best surprise for all of you on January 2.  I’ll give you a hint.  It rhymes with mocked curlap burtains.  It also rhymes with shimithaway.

2. I’m almost done with all of the edits to the book and I hope you love it as much as I do. One chapter and some change to go.

3. The twins and are are no-baking this Saturday.  As in no-bake cookieing it.

4. The news just mentioned two words I never want to hear again….

….polar vortex.

Should we all tell Santa we want warmer weather for Christmas?Continue reading

When Mother Nature Hands You Twigs

When Mother Nature Hands You Twigs

 
Storm Picture

Last week Mother Nature partied like it was 2016 at our house.

She shook her thunder and filled the sky with flashes of light and rained down buckets of drops and sent three feet of water rushing through our yard at lightning speed (pun totally intended).

And when the morning broke, the yard and driveway and fields were full of this.

Now some people might see debris.

Or giant logs.

Or mud-covered sidewalks.

But me?

I see opportunity.

A wonderful, glorious, amazing opportunity to make this……Continue reading

DIY Wood Stick Pumpkin

DIY Wood Stick Pumpkin

 
wood stick pumpkin fall project

Yesterday, as I drove through the winding country roads with the windows down and Adam Levine singing to me with the clear blue sky overhead and looked at the brilliantly hued trees that dotted the countryside wearing their reds and oranges and magentas…..one thought kept occurring to me over and over again.

If fall was a man and I wasn’t already happily married to a pair of twinkling brown eyes….

….I would totally date him.Continue reading

Winter Twig Wreath

Winter Twig Wreath

 

Was Christmas amazing?

Are you resting?

Or returning?

Or digging out from under wrapping paper?

Or already taking down your Christmas decorations?Continue reading