Free Pattern: Justice for All

Hi friends— I thought it was time to offer you another free cross stitch pattern, and this design came into my mind and sat there quietly until I made it happen. And now- I’m sharing it with you. Over the past few weeks our country has been rocked as we grapple with the murder of […]

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Creating an English Cottage Garden– In The American Prairie

I have always loved the look of a cottage garden. Big and blowsy, full of blooms and a haven for bees and butterflies. They are the type of garden seen outside a little crumbly English cottage, hollyhocks bobbing against an old stone wall, and roses growing a over little wooden door. About three years ago, […]

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A Note from Home

Hi there friends. How are you? What a strange time we all find ourselves in! Across the globe we are all settling in at home, trying to stop a virus and protect our community and those we love. It is a strange thing to be doing, to be hibernating just as spring breaks forth in […]

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Baking & Painting

Good morning friends, What a gray, cold day it is today. I’ve been trying to get outside despite the weather, and taking my little English dog on a very English walk (cold and rainy!) Well, at least we have a dry day today! In my painting and, really, in my living, I’ve been focusing on […]

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Good morning, friends…. And just like that, it’s December. I wasn’t quite ready for it, especially with Thanksgiving so late this year! But with the kids off school for the week, we made the most of our time together and went to get a tree. This is our first year with a live tree, so […]

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