“The Lord thy God is mighty… He will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.”
My mom invited the three of us over for a pumpkin craft day. She supplied frames and fabric, and we decorated…
I had the joy of decorating a birthday cake for a tractor-loving nephew. Usually, cake decorating is a mix of therapy and stress. This time was pure joy.
Tonight I went to my first painting class in town, with the beautiful Anita, under the tutelage of the lovely Jolynn.
Confession: I once wrote a blog post called The Great Bird-Dog Mystery, about some puzzling wooden objects that kept popping up around my town, nailed to fences and signs. The post was a little bit sassy and a little bit tongue-in-cheek, and I had it all typed up and ready to publish (Where do they […]
Dear people, Thanks for your empathy, advice, and kind words. To all who were unduly impressed by the eleven dresses: I have a confession to make. They were T-shirt dresses. Four or five seams each. So I just didn’t want you to think I was that good. Love, Shari
Confession: I love to sew, but when it comes to little girls’ dresses I’m a cheater. I often start with a T-shirt. Do you gals do this too? My sis-in-law Kim is the one who taught me how, and got me hooked on it. All you have to do is buy a T-shirt for a couple […]
As of Tuesday, March 3, this giveaway is CLOSED. ***** I see none of you were brave enough to say “Forget the story; gimme the giveaway.” Thanks for that. You’re sweet. ***** Hello there. A week or two ago I asked you to share a cup of tea with me, and now I’d like to […]
Guess what? I just found a cheap, simple, and thoroughly cute craft for any occasion. Found, I say, not invented. My mom introduced me to it over Thanksgiving, but our original source is my friend Renee Shafer (A Beautiful Captivation), and her sister Andrea Graybill. Renee made these for a bachelorette party two years ago […]
Confession: Sometimes I am tired of confessing my idiocies. If you’re tired of hearing of them, don’t worry—you’re not nearly as tired as I am of committing them. I told Alison this week that “any organizational/ navigational skills I have are a desperate attempt to get a handle on my naturally forgetful and scatterbrained self. […]