Dear Readers, There have been kitten sightings! The mother has moved the little ones to a hollow tree away from our porch. They seem happy and healthy and not terribly afraid of humans. So when they're old enough, we'll raise them as our own and, of course, get them all neutered or spayed. I kind… Continue reading The Back Porch: And Some Bunnies, Too!
A few weeks ago, I used an Ikea bag to take out laundry to hang to dry. When I brought the clothes in, it was about to rain, so I carried the clothes in on my arms, and left the Ikea bag on our back porch. Last week, I went to retrieve the bag and… Continue reading The Back Porch: More Kittens!
[An image from the first book I sold on Etsy] Welcome, friends! I took a little bit of time off at the New Year because I wanted to start the year right. At the end of last year, I posted a top 50 of my favorite books that I listed last year. It was fun… Continue reading Happy New Year! Let’s Get Personal!
Oh dear, it's been a while again hasn't it? I love to write, but I get so caught up in other things that I rarely take time to share my tiny part of the world. So what's happening in my world? Well, just a month ago, the river flooded my neighbor's land and forced him… Continue reading Hoppy Talk
Dear friends, Valentine's Day is coming soon and I'm hosting a Countdown to Valentine's Day on my Twitter feed. I've also been collecting pictures of Cute Couples on Pinterest. I'll try to add more of those throughout the month and I might share some of my favorites of those on Twitter! When I… Continue reading One-zy, Two-zy (A Valentine’s Day Countdown)
Happy New Year! Welcome! It's a new year, so it's a very exciting time for me. Every year, I make a list of things I want to accomplish and things I want to own. I used to make resolutions, but I've read that resolutions don't work, so I've started adapting a motto for each year.… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Dear Readers, I've been a homeschooling mom for almost 10 years now and the return of the school season still takes me by surprise. This year I'm adding to my workload by leading a group of young students in Language Arts and History. I'm very excited, because I love my subject matter (Books!), but, to… Continue reading The Study: Back to School!
Last week, my family took a mini-vacation and it was nice and relaxing, but I didn't take any photos or buy any postcards, so I thought about sharing some images from other people's vacations. So, all next month I'm going to share mementos from my fake travels with followers on Twitter. We'll go around… Continue reading On the Road: Fake Summer Vacation
Oh my goodness! So many sales lately! But it's Etsy's 13th birthday, so of course, as a happy Etsy seller, I'll gladly join in. This time ALL of my books are on sale and it's also part of my annual summer sale. This one will run until the end of the month. Well, almost the… Continue reading The Red Shed: Summer Sale
Oh boy! Oh boy! The rain has stopped and I'm finally able to pull my boxes of books out of my little red shed and I can see that I have too many. I need to clear several boxes out so I'm having a big sale. There are currently over 250 books on sale and… Continue reading The Red Shed: Spring Cleaning Sale