Fall and Apple Orchards


Pretty sure we could all agree that fall is a special time of the year.  The sun feels more golden, the air is crisp.  We anticipate the season change and prepare our hearts and minds for the holidays.  Summer is busy, days are long.  Winter is busy, days feel short.  Fall feels just right. This past weekend, we headed to the apple orchard.  Our boys just finished a whole week at school studying apples.  They taught us the proper way to pick apples.  Gently twist and gently tug.  "You don't want to hurt the tree, mom." And being a bit of a photo nut, apple orchards make for the pictures. Broccoli fields smell bad!  Like really, really bad.  It tastes great, but I think it took broccoli off any future garden plans. ...

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OPEN for business


I am so excited to announce that the new on-line store is OPEN!  I have loved selling on Etsy for the past several years, but have always been interested in having my own website.  I wanted a space that was filled with my creative energy and allowed more customization.  I think Etsy is a wonderful platform for so many sellers (and plan to do a few tips & tricks tutorial soon)! I'm working on several new products and designs.  The first to introduce is the pencil pouch. The goal of this pouch was to make something both beautiful and useful.  The exterior is a gorgeous vinyl.  It holds its shape nicely and is a great weight. I have small children, so having a pouch that is easy to keep clean is the best.  At a soccer game, it ...

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