I’d been dreaming of a window seat for this delightful little nook in my bedroom, but it turned out to be the perfect space for my sewing table! It’s out of the way, and I’ll be able to look out at my gardens: I’ve been sewing on this Singer machine since I was 12, and… Continue Reading
It’s snowing again and I’m so ready for spring! According to Punxsutawney Phil we’ve got slightly under 5 weeks to go :( The good news is that gives me plenty of time to get my garden plans in order. I placed the last of my seed orders tonight. Soon, the fun begins! Introducing my 2009… Continue Reading
Have I mentioned that it’s freezing in my house? We’ve added insulation to the attic, had insulation blown into the walls, and installed new storm doors, but still, it’s frigid in here! I think it’s because the radiators are set into the walls so most of the heat escapes out the back vs. radiates into… Continue Reading
Here’s my first attempt at making bread. I took this photo not even 15 minutes after it came out of the oven: I declare it a smashing success :)
Keeping tea hot in January in a drafty house with granite counters is nearly impossible, so I made a tea cosy. Then I fell in love with making tea cosies and didn’t want to stop, so now I’m selling them in my Etsy shop :)
I adopted my orange angel when he was 5 weeks old. He cried whenever I put him down, so I held him until he learned to follow me around. I can’t believe how tiny he was! Six years later, he still follows me around, and he always wants to snuggle. At 18 1/2 pounds, he… Continue Reading
I found this bike at the curb on trash night and asked Jeff to show it some love. I’ve always wanted a black English bike, so he made me my very own rescued from the trash faux Pashley! Final cost was about $175; a new Pashley costs $1395.