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The Five Minute Knotted Scarf

Knotted Wool Scarf

The month of September always puts me on a shoe string budget with the long list of school, sports, and whatever else fees.  I have to find creative and thrifty ways to update my fall wardrobe. It is over the years that I have discovered that scarves are the perfect […]

Cruising Down Blue Mountain

Blue Mountains

I am not sure what compelled me to sign my family up for the Blue Mountain Bicycle Tour excursion on our vacation in Jamaica last winter. It might have been my love for coffee, the need to step off of the beach, or the sudden call for adventure. I suspect […]

Easie Peasie Clothespin Wreath

clothespin wreath

I have a very tight schedule but when that couple of hours opens up it gives me time to have a little crafting fun. I love  the easy no frills crafts that take very little time. One of my favorites I stumbled upon is the Pinterest inspired clothespins wreath. Next […]

A Tailor’s Curse

nothing worth doing

  I am going to share with you the bleak story of Tailor Brown who never had the time to write because he was always hemming pants.  I forgot to mention that he hated hemming pants. But day and night he took care of his family’s dreaded  business. It was […]

The Joy of Skipping Rocks

rock jumping

On those quiet summer evenings there is a joy to skipping on rocks around the lake.  It requires some methodical contemplation surmising where you want to hop  next by assessing the size, shape, and proximity of the rock. In life we tackle those rocks each day sometimes they are smooth […]

Hula like I Just Don’t Care

don't forget to play

I eyed it at the sports store  and couldn’t resist! Almost every day it calls my name and taunts me to play, “Just for a minute! Only a minute!” How can I resist such a round shape, simple to whip around my waist, and use as a delightful diversion! It […]

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