Do You Like Coffee? Then You're Going To Love This!

Two weeks ago I burned the last piece of wood in our basement woodroom and it was far too cold to go dig out the barn for more wood....more

One Adorable Cookie Monster

I would like to let you think that I'm one of those mother's who lives in the kitchen with flour on her nose and the constant smell of fresh baking wafting through the house....more

I Vow To Be a Sweetheart of an Old Woman

I came out of staff meeting today to find a present waiting on my desk - decked out in vintage flowered paper like Spring had begun to bloom right there in my office."Why is there a present on my desk?" I called out....more

For Those Who Love To Craft, I Salute You {with FREE tutorials!}

~ this post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them~ I have a deep affinity for crafting of any kind....more

The Divine Secrets of a Quiet Saturday {or I don't need to be anyone's Valentine}

Facebook is riddled with romantic photos of flowers and chocolates and 'Isn't my man the greatest?!'That's all well and good....more

The Divine Secrets of a Quiet Saturday at Home {or, Valentine

Facebook is riddled with romantic photos of flowers and chocolates and 'Isn't my man the greatest?!'That's all well and good....more

The Incredible Power of Gratitude {and 5 easy ways to show it}

I made quiche for dinner tonight.  I rolled out the pie crust and beat the eggs and chopped the vegetables and baked it for fifty minutes until it was perfectly set and the house smelled of pastry and breakfast....more

The Incredible Power of Gratitude {and 5 easy ways to show it}

I made quiche for dinner tonight....more

Planning My Way Out Of A Winter Funk

Some creatures were made for winter.I am not one of them.Winter is bleak and expensive and dries my skin so excessively that I want to itch to bleeding....more

Magic Pills and Kitchen Giggles

He stands taller than me now and long, pale whiskers hang off his chin in a cruel attempt to break my heart....more