"Holiday at Home" SALE

    I don’t know about you, but the weekend of Thanksgiving— for me— is all about cuddling in and getting ready for the holiday season! I think there is nothing better than a holiday at HOME! That doesn’t mean you can’t get any of your Christmas shopping done during a nap time or while […]

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Ready to Give Thanks

    I just wanted to stop in and wish my American friends a Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve been busy getting ready, and being my grandpa’s apprentice! My Grandpa is the family cook— was one of 5 boys and the one his mama taught all her cooking secrets too.   We cooked the turkey yesterday, and are […]

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The Anticipation of Advent

        Advent is my favorite time of year. In it’s purest form, it is quiet; it is about anticipation. Being with family and a season of reflection.    Of course, this is really hard to do in this world where, as of October, we’re being bombarded with messages of “you must buy this […]

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FREE! Printable Advent Calendar

    Ive had this idea for a free, printable Advent Calendar for families to download and make their own for months now, and I’m happy to share that I’ve been able to get it done! Even with a crazily mobile baby underfoot!   You can find the calendar here on the blog in the “printables” […]

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Just a few days left….

   Hi friends!~ Well, we’ve got just a few days left for the big pre-order for Christmas post cards! You can place your order for any and all of the designs above in my etsy shop through Oct. 31. On Nov.1 I will be making my big order!   I can’t believe that we’re at the […]

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Christmas Post Card Pre-Order

   It’s that time again! Can you believe it? Time to start thinking of Christmas card pre-orders! I am so happy to reveal to you the 5 new images I’ve chosen for this bulk order. Available to choose from are:1) Stille Nacht (Silent Night)2) Country Nativity3) Winter Knitting4) St. Lucia Morning5: A Child’s Prayer   This […]

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Original Painting: Stille Nacht

       The idea of this painting has been floating around in my mind for a long time. I love the Christmas carol “Silent Night”, and all the quiet comforts that it celebrates on a Christmas Eve. I can remember as a child learning the song in German, it’s original language, and bits and […]

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