Blessed All Year Long

Wishing you and your family a very blessed and thankful Thanksgiving. Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow.    Praise Him All Creatures Here Below. Praise Him Above Ye Heavenly Host.    Praise Father, Son, And Holy Ghost.   Amen.

Function Trumps Form In The Pantry

When does aesthetics give up it’s rights and give in to practicality?  That is a question I have had to mull over in my little brain lately. You see, I just couldn’t leave my canning jars be canning jars.  I had to “cutify” my home canned relish, salsa, and tomatoes by adding tags and burlap […]

The Guest Room Begins It’s Makeover

With the weather cooperating for a few more days, I decided to tackle the third floor bedroom.  It had been my son’s bedroom until last fall when he moved to the apartment over the detached garage.  Now that it’s been vacated, my brain has been dreaming about how to make it into a nice guest […]

New Changes In My Studio

Some of you have inquired about my hit or miss blog posts lately.  First, let me say, “I’m very, very sorry”. Secondly, let me say, “Tah Dah”! It’s done! Hubs remodeled my studio for my Christmas present *cough* two years *cough* ago.  The only thing he didn’t do was finish the birch top and paint […]

Apple Cake: A Family Favorite

Whenever the cool breezes of fall start blowing, my tummy starts yearning for apple cake.   My mother-in-law always made this cake and it is definitely a family favorite. It takes a little bit of time to put together, but it’s surely worth every bit of effort. First, I peel and slice about 6 large apples.  […]