Yes, we went to Hawaii for a couple of weeks! So much beauty and the warm temperatures make a picture perfect vacation. Picture perfect doesn’t always tell the truth… in this case the flowers were perfectly beautiful, but this vacation to Hawaii turned out to be quite a different beautiful. Breaking my wrist on the … Continue reading flowers in Hawaii
I love the spring season! Newness abounds in many forms on the farm. From baby kittens to newly planted spring wheat turning the brown fields green. Yard work is one of the spring chores that I actually enjoy. I can basically start new every spring when I clear the rubbish and destruction from a very … Continue reading soon there will be pretty flowers
In early April, I met up with my mom and sister, my aunt and cousin in Ellensburg and we had girls weekend away! We have done this every spring for quite a few years and it is always fun! On the way to Ellensburg I made a stop at Palouse Falls State Park. I had … Continue reading girls weekend away
I thought I had better share with you my slow progress with Carson’s quilt. I have been working on some blocks that will be the main focus. It has been fun and challenging. Last fall I had visited family in Nebraska and my aunt showed me a quilt that had barns on it. I … Continue reading progressing slowly….
Living here in Eastern Washington, summers tend to turn to many beautiful shades of brown. Don’t get me wrong, I love the color brown, especially the gold tones, but this girl loves all colors, the brighter the better when it comes to flowers. Iris are so easy to grow and they take a back … Continue reading bringing color to my life
What better place to have a rock garden than in this dry country, don’t you think. I had the perfect place for it in my back yard. I wanted to disguise the dog kennels or at least make them a little less noticeable. I had an idea in my head and making it happen was … Continue reading rock garden in the drylands
Mark and I drove to the mountains the other day and I always bring my camera just in case. He is so nice to stop the truck and let me shoot some pictures. The timing was perfect, in the late afternoon and there was plenty of wildlife to see and of course flowers. Here are … Continue reading in the Blue Mountains
I thought I would talk about my mom today, since it is Mother’s Day! This is my mom. She is a creator of many things useful and beautiful. She loves to cook, craft and sew. Cooking has been a huge part of her creative energy. She loves to try new recipes and also loves to … Continue reading My Mom…aka….Grandma Jam
Spring is finally here and I have tulips! I’m trying to get in some sewing before I get too busy outside. I have been working on a tablecloth for our picnic table. I wanted it to be summer like and fun. I looked in my Floral Inspirations quilt book by Debbie Mumm and … Continue reading Fabric Flowers and Watering Cans…. and computers too!
A couple of years ago, my friend Steve asked me to make him a banner that portrayed Christ surrounding and giving us the strength to live day by day with Him. I thought and prayed about it for quite some time and could see in my mind what it was to be , but didn’t … Continue reading He Is Risen…He Is Risen, Indeed!