What I love right now.

Happy Valentine’s Day! I didn’t bring you any chocolate or flowers, but I’ve been inspired by some lovely Valentine’s Day blog posts to write a little bit here. Pushing aside the commercial aspect of the holiday, this is a perfect day to pause to appreciate […]

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I am headed to the east coast today for two weeks of holidays with family and friends. I wanted to wish you a happy solstice, merry christmas, and joyful start to your new year. Thanks for being here this year, for reading and commenting and […]

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Share the Warmth of Hot Cocoa

Sometimes a cup of hot cocoa is just the thing. A treat alongside a cookie, a cup shared with a friend, something to wrap cold hands around and be warmed inside and out. It has been so cold here and very snowy and I’ve been […]

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Festive Holiday Garland Tutorial

I made this festive garland and I wanted to share. I started making these multicolored circles as ornaments that would hang alone. When I saw them all together I wanted to keep them this way. The great thing about this project is that I used […]

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Sharing

The small storm of sugar and chocolate that has been hovering in my kitchen is beginning to subside.  I’ve mailed the Christmas packages that need to be sent and I’m distributing the others.  Although I like to take a relaxed approach to the holidays, I […]

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Small Treats

Yesterday we were surrounded by a howling storm that brought rapidly falling snow, pouring rain, slush and lots of wind.  Luckily, I once again found myself inside working on projects.  I am working on making small gifts that will soon be sent and delivered to […]

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