Our Home’s 15 Year Anniversary: “So Close To Amazing”

I have had the privilege of being on the launch team of KariAnne Wood’s first book, “So Close To Amazing”. KariAnne has been a Decor/DIY blogger at Thistlewood Farm for many years and has finally had the wonderful opportunity to write a book about her family’s journey from a Texas suburban lifestyle to a rural, … More Our Home’s 15 Year Anniversary: “So Close To Amazing”

Reflections on Gardening and Mothering, plus 5 Features to Add to your Garden!

As I roamed my yard this week after a fresh rainfall, I admired all the prettiness unfurling from it’s long winter nap. The birds were chirping, happy with their easily acquired breakfast in the driveway and the fragrance of sweet smelling spring flowers filled the air. I began to ponder on the idea that gardening … More Reflections on Gardening and Mothering, plus 5 Features to Add to your Garden!

Christmas Brunch

The day after Christmas I just love to lounge around while the kids are busy with their new gifts, look back at pictures, and surf the web and enjoy other people’s beautiful homes at Christmas. Thought I’d share our casual Christmas Day brunch we had with my parents yesterday…

Merry Christmas!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called, Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 NIV