• Freebie,  Stitching

    Beans, Beans and a Free-Bean

    I just had to share this finish with you all, bc the famous Jill Rensel did such a smashing job on the mats, as usual! Thank you, Miss Kay, for allowing me to share your finish on my blog. 🙂 I can't believe all the stitching you get done! And for the love of coffee, here's a free chart for…

  • Gardening

    Sweet Nebraska Land

    When I step outside into the overwhelming heat to move the sprinkler to another parched portion of the back yard, I often wonder how the men and women of the pioneer days ever managed to remain rooted where they were, rather than desperately heading back eastward. I imagine it was the faith that it would surely rain the next day.…

  • Holidays

    Camera Shy

    Wait a minute. Where did July 4th go? Has it been that long? Our celebration was a bit smaller this year than in years past, but it was just as much fun as it always is. Once again, we went to my parents' house, and there was no shortage of camera hams. I love this urn on my parent's front…