Hey Friends,Am I the only one that is really noticing the difference of our current era compared to, lets say, the era our grandparents grew up in, and wishing things hadn’t changed so much? DISCLAIMER: (Yes, I am fully aware that not all guys in the past were great people, and I’m also fully aware … More Reasons I Wish I Lived in the Past When It Came To Dating…
Painting: “Restful Afternoon’ by: Albert Edelfelt Idyll
Hello Friends, Do you remember last years post? Book of the Month Challenge Where I challenged myself to read a book every month? And while I did not quite manage to read 12 books, I did reach over 75% of my goal and today I’d love to share with you the books I read! Book 1: … More Book of the Month Challenge, Did I meet my goal?
Hello Friends, Sometimes as life speeds by we feel like we are accomplishing nothing, that is why it can be so rewarding to pause and look back over the past year! And, so saying, I would love to share with you the major sewing projects I was able to complete this year! I decided to … More What I made in 2022
Hello Friends, I wanted to share with you some photos of my Christmas outfit this year! For the past 2 years I have been making Holiday outfits and I didn’t want this year to be a exception. However, I was super swamped with sewing a ballgown then making Christmas gifts. So I decided to instead … More My Christmas Dress
Hey Friends, I have been watching epic renovation videos since Spring, and I was really itching to give my sewing room a makeover, of course I also had a really tight budget, so…. enter old crates!
It is once again Thanksgiving! Such a wonderful holiday! And yet it seems it is sometimes the holidays filled with the most warmth and love that can also be the loneliest. This year I once again find myself far from home. Its a quiet day for me, a small dinner, some light music and a … More A Quiet Thanksgiving
September is here and in full swing! All of us seem to be counting down the days till autumn, when cozy sweaters, hot cups of chai tea, and pumpkins are ‘allowed’ in our homes! While I am definitely in the top ranks of people dreaming of fall, I also think there is something to be said about enjoying the end of summer. … More 7 Ways to Enjoy Late Summer/Lavender Field Photo Shoot!
The leaves they fell in piles across the frozen ground, The wind howled through the branches with a mournful sound, The graveyard, a solemn tomb with a empty face. A deep sad foreboding filled the empty space. There the old man stood, dressed all in black, Clouded eyes, wrinkled face, but still a tall straight … More “Adored By All, Loved By One” (a poem)
‘The Years creep slowly by Lorena’…. here are some lyrics we all can connect with. Recently, it seems that time flies and only when we stop to look back do we see just how much has happened. It’s been a whole year since I packed up my car, hugged my family goodbye, and left for … More Looking Back on my First Year as a Apprentice