Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
Last week my daughter Sarah came over so we could make some Christmas crafts together. The day before we went to Hobby Lobby and stocked up on some craft supplies. The little deer in the projects I found at a local antique store. Some of the other supplies were purchased from Michaels.
The above photo is the reality of the Christmas crafting…glitter and glue everywhere, but still a fun time!
In the Northwest, dark and gray skies tend to be the norm during the fall and winter months. I love bright colors and enjoy adding them to our home décor. Having these colorful accents here and there help to make even the darkest day a bit more cheerful! There are lots of bright pops of color around our home, here are just a few…
When we were recently blessed with a warm and sunny day, I decided to have the kids help me with doing some garden clean-up. Of course, Ginger needs to be everywhere that we are!
Our chicken coop is built right off of the greenhouse, so that got a good cleaning too. We trimmed back the Wisteria, as it was covering half the front of both the greenhouse and chicken coop! The little rock garden in front of the door is filled with a variety of mints every year, they were trimmed back too.
My potted plants, mostly herbs, have been moved into the greenhouse for fall and winter.
Garlic, onions, and beans have been harvested and are drying.
Sweet Pea and Scarlet Runner Bean seeds, collected and dried for next year’s garden.
Our hens are enjoying foraging in the raspberry patch.
All that is left in our garden beds is a few onions that keep coming up….not sure on the variety, as they were starts from a friend last year.
Other than some garlic planted in one of the garden beds and some herbs in another one, the rest are empty now. Eventually I will start planning what will go where for next year’s garden, but for now I will turned to indoor projects…like finally painting our bedroom!