My Bookshelves Tell a Story

The Decorista recently wrote a post about decorating your shelves. It had lots of great tips, but the style just didn’t work for me. Maybe my shelves just need to be as cluttered as my mind, but I like to have actual books to read on my book shelves along with my knickknacks. Books I Read More …

Friday Finds: The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree

I recently finished a fabulous book, written by the author S. A. Hunt. He’s an author you’ve never heard of, but that’s ok. I hadn’t heard of him either until I ran across his book The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree on BookBub.  At the time, The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree was available as Read More …

A Christmas for Sewing

My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before he’ll let me use it.  He’s afraid I might burn up the motor with the Read More …

Friday Favorites – Spiral Bound Sewing Books

I love reference books for sewing.  And I don’t mean the digital kind.  When I’m doing something as tactile as sewing, I love a physical copy of my instructions, which is why I am in love with sewing books that are published in hard bound spiral editions. Here are a few from my collection. The Read More …

Getting and Staying Organized

As some of you may remember, way back in March I decided that I was going to make my goal for Lent to get my house clean and organized.  I even got started on that process.  Unfortunately, life got in the way, and I wasn’t nearly as successful with my goal as I wanted to Read More …

Recent Reads

I’ve been on a reading kick in the last few months.  Since I have been, I thought I would share with you some of my recent reads: I am currently reading Seeds of Deception, the second book in The Beyonders Series by Brandon Mull.  I absolutely love Mull’s writing.  He’s also the author of the Read More …