The Peak of Summer

Hello there, friends, How are you? Here it is very, very hot— we are at the peak of summer! I can’t believe we’ve already come to the end of July, and the month of August coming this weekend. Here in Oklahoma, it is peach season, and I’m in the midst of harvesting from our own […]

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Edging Towards Autumn

The heat here is still awful. But it hasn’t stopped me from trying to get out into the garden and get some work done, or from pulling out the spinning wheel and try to get some yarn spun up for the blossoming goldenrod. My very favorite season is nearly upon us, and how unbelievably right […]

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{September} Yarn Along

   Hello, and good morning!~      Today I am joining with Ginny at Little Things for her September Yarn-Along. Here are a few of the things I’m working on, and a shawl I did finish (hurray!)     At the moment, on my wheel I have some basic white yarn I’m spinning up for […]

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Crafting On: Yarn and Barn Yard

    It’s a funny little piece of spring here— the roses have bloomed, but it keeps turning stormy and cold. These pretty climbing roses ( a hearty yellow climber from the feed store and a cherished David Austin Rose called ‘Strawberry Hill) seem to have done alright though….they’re on the east facing wall of […]

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Tasha Tuesday Returns

   If you’ve known me for any length of time, chances are you’ve found out that I looooove Tasha Tudor. When I came across a book about her life quite by chance in a bookstore bargain bin, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. I was a poor college kid at the time, but I […]

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