During Cheese Week we got our tabletop garden ready to use along with the readings from Tending the Garden of Our Hearts. [See my review and links here.] It's very simple, actually. I used a plastic tray and covered it with packaged sheet moss. We planted a few tiny pots with grass seed and also … Continue reading Path to Pascha Tabletop Garden
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
The first blossom is opening...
Yesterday I had to run to Kroger for something that Walmart didn't have. On the way in I admired the lovely colors of the plants and pumpkins on display in conjunction with the deep blue sky. It finally felt a little like fall. On the way out I couldn't help lingering a bit and even … Continue reading Mums
For a change, I took the camera with me when I walked this morning. (Note: This is obviously selective - I do not live in a town planned by Southern Living.)
Blossoms Bird (hummingbird) Baby + + + Ok, I confess, I also have a photo of a sweater here but I couldn't think of a word beginning with "b" for the sweater. I do like alliteration so I … Continue reading Blossoms, Bird and Baby
Tomorrow is the feast of the Elevation of the Cross. I needed to get the flowers ready for the cross to be venerated tonight and tomorrow. It was past time for new foam to be put on the form so I started with that. (An explanation of how I use foam to arrange flowers around … Continue reading Flowers for the Cross
I tried a new bread recipe this afternoon. Nothing fancy, just one that included milk and egg. It might have turned out slightly better had someone (not naming names here because I don't know who) turned the timer on the oven off without telling me. Not really sure how long it cooked. It's good and … Continue reading Beef Stew and Crusty Bread