Today the snow is melting. The seed catalogs are arriving and I am thinking about spring. I know we have at least 6 more weeks of winter but flowers are in my head. With the snow being so wet it really does hold together well and is just right for making a snowman, however, I… Read More Thinking Spring
It all started yesterday when a friend told me we were expecting a huge snow storm. I immediately got worried, scared and troubled over what was to come. I saw accidents and horrible struggles and fear. We were planning on having a family breakfast get together in the morning. I was worried we wouldn’t be… Read More Snow It’s Not
I have been hearing complaints about people wishing people “Happy Holidays.” I find it sad that one can find something negative about someone wishing them well. Then my daughter didn’t like me saying “Merry Christmas” to the man at the bank. Maybe he was Jewish and celebrated Hanukkah and would be offended. To me, I… Read More Merry Days
A while back my sister had the opportunity to go through an old barn and take any items she wanted. She collected a few things and offered some to me. Of the items I took was an old rusted iron trough. I have no idea what it was supposed to be but I thought it… Read More Make a Wish and Watch it Grow!
I have been wanting to create a new soap for a while now. After collecting some ideas I decided to try making an Earl Grey soap. I love earl grey tea and find it very warm & soothing with its smoky, sweet citrus tones. It gets its unique taste and fragrance from bergamot essential oil.… Read More A Nice Warm Cup of Soap?