When I was in England in June and stopped by Annie Sloan’s shoppe in Oxford (is my chest puffing out with excitement here?!), I purchased two enamal bowls and some other items. When I paint, I use a special ladle I got from my favourite shop in Florence, Colorado and scoop out one or two […]
Not regrettably, I began a new project yesterday. No. My tree isn’t down and yes I still have my three decorations up. I vacuumed. Don’t judge. Take a look at this! Can you say, “1998”??? Well, that’s when my sweet Mom bought this (it also came with a beauty of a top half to be […]
I’ve had a few friends express to me their deep need to clean mercilessly in the past few days. I know this is bourne from the chaos that has ensued over the past couple of months. It makes me wonder, then, why we go to such extremes in the whole “Christmas Decor” thing… Don’t get […]
My sweet Chop and I waited till we were snug in our own house to exchange gifts. I woke up this morning excited and ready to exchange… It’s nearly 2:00PM and I’m still waiting. Apparently, he had “work” to do etc. etc. *sigh* That’s okay though because truly, I love the anticipation. I always have. […]
This absolutely picture perfect house is where we spent Christmas Day. We were surrounded by family and love. It was absolutely wonderful. Yet, my heart yearned to be someplace else – not all the time – just briefly off and on. I wanted to be home. It seems no matter where I am for Christmas […]
Merry Christmas to all… remember why we celebrate. Jesus came to Earth to save us. JOY!
My sweet Chop and I just got back from a relaxing week at our condo in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico. We had a wonderful time just doing nothing. But of course, I got ancy for “doing something” with my hands. I had brought my crochet and had done a bit on that, but I […]
I’ve put it off for ages and now I suppose it’s time to start. I am going to devote this blog to blabbing about what I’m doing creatively. Could be furniture, could be bookbinding, could be just about anything…. But right now… I must pack! Off to the races 🙂 oxox Jill