Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In the Garden 1.14.15


I bet no one would’ve guessed that I would be doing a blog post about our garden during the month of January…lol! 

Today is a beautiful, but chilly day here in the Northwest.  I decided to take a closer look at the veggie beds that have been laying dormant since fall.  There is nothing too pretty about the picture above, but underneath those leaves there is still life in the garden!


When I push aside the deep pile of rotting leaves there is still bright, beautiful carrots that have been protected from the freezing temperatures that we have been having this winter.


And not to be outdone by the carrots, the beets are showing off their almost fluorescent, fuchsia colored stems. 


The garlic that we planted last fall is poking its way through the soil and will provide us with plenty of cloves later this year.


The Lemon Balm is sprouting up here and there in the mint garden.  I even clipped a few leaves last week to add to our fresh fruit salad.


Our chive plant that grows in our front walkway is sending up new sprouts too!

I know that I have not posted in awhile, hopefully I will get around to posting some holiday photos soon…until then, take care!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Crafty Daughters



I know that I recently shared about our daughter Sarah opening an Etsy shop, well now her sister Amy has followed in her footsteps and has opened one too –

Amy’s Art Gallery!

She currently has this set of beautiful, abstract birch tree paintings in her shop, along with several sets of gift tags.  I recently bought a set of the chalkboard gift tags to use for our Christmas gifts this year!

Both of our girls are so talented and this proud Mama just wanted to share.  I hope that you can pop over to both of their shops and take a look at what they are offering.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Etsy & A Giveaway

Just popping in to share a link to my daughter Sarah’s new Etsy shop – A Town Girl’s Life.  She just opened it and has stocked it with some of her original watercolors and a few crocheted items too.


If you visit her blog, you can enter for a chance to win this adorable bear that she painted!

Sunday, November 30, 2014


This past Saturday we had our first snowfall for the season.  Up on our hill, about 5 inches fell.  As the temperatures have turned quite chilly, this snow is probably going to be sticking around for a few more days.  That is fine with me, as it is so beautiful!