New Yard Visitors and a Traveling Turkey

Things continue to wake up in the yard and in the neighborhood. These days, the corn we put out for the chickens draws a wide range of visitors – from chipmunks and birds to squirrels and, most recently, a rabbit. Meanwhile, the azalea in…

October Summary

October greetings to everyone! Isn’t this a fun picture of the girls? We stopped in at Yankee Candle in Deerfield last week and couldn’t resist a shot in front of these pumpkins. Yankee Candle always does a great job with their fall decorating. I…

Summer Crafting

The craft project photos have been piling up, and I thought it would be fun to devote an entire post to the things Ginger and I have been making these past few months. I’ll save Ginger’s items for last, as they’re the most spectacular….

Closure

About this time last year, I shared photos of several projects I had meant to¬†complete in time¬†for Christmas but had, for some reason or another, never finished. One of them was this table runner – made from squares that were originally meant to be…

Ginger’s Quilt

About a week ago, Ginger decided to make a quilt. She started cutting squares, using fabric she found in my scrap box in the basement. The first squares were rather free form and kind of wobbly, so I cut her a quick 5″x5″ template…