Putting all my (gardening) eggs in one basket

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI can never buy enough plants. No matter how many I have, both in the house and the yard, I always want more. This obsession with wanting more and more flowers for my yard can get pricey. So this year I am determined to learn how to successfully grow […]

how a few green leaves changed my life

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIf you’re like me, then you NEED to see GREEN all year-long. Two weeks ago I spent $5 on a bare-root hydrangea bush that I will plant in my yard this spring. Since there were already a few tiny leaves poking out of the packaging when I bought the […]

Christmas Cards and Clementines

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWhat have you done with all the cards you received over the Holidays? This year, we’re using ours as a reminder to pray for our family and friends throughout the year. I spelled out the word “pray” on our refrigerator using some cute letter magnets that my sister-in-law gave […]

Still snowed in! (another coloring sheet for making more art)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCFour snow days this week, plus the already scheduled days off for Friday and Monday = A 10-day Weekend! I was supposed to be teaching “art day” at my son Nathan’s school on Thursday but it got snowed out! In preparation for my talk to all the 4th grade […]

ANOTHER snow-day in South Carolina??! (make some more art!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIt snowed about 7 inches today here in Travelers Rest, South Carolina.┬áSo since there are no plows to remove the snow, we will just wait for it to melt. I LOVE THAT. School is already cancelled for tomorrow too, and I’m guessing it will be on Wednesday too. Whoo-hoo! […]

a new decade starts tomorrow

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI love opening up my new calendars and seeing not only the new images I’ll enjoy throughout the year, but the possibilities the blank pages mean. What will I accomplish? What will I see? What new things will God teach me this year? It dawned on me this week […]

Not feeling the “Merry?”

Export to PDF | Export to DOCChristmas isn’t a feel-good holiday for everyone. If you’re needing some HOPE in your life, the message our pastor gave on Sunday helped to lift my spirits. You can listen to “THE MONARCHY WE NEED” by clicking here.

sewing up a storm

Export to PDF | Export to DOCBy now you may be seeing a trend. I am in love with pillows. I spent an entire week this month doing some sewing. And I’m still not done! The new plan to feed my obsession for pillows, is make new COVERS for the pillows I already have. Covers […]

Welcome Winter!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCNathan and I spent the afternoon decorating these cookies. He is crazy about EATING the sprinkles, and I am crazy about him NOT eating the sprinkles. Somehow, we still managed to end the project on friendly terms. (I’m giving him the credit for that. Thank goodness he’s easy-going like […]