Sunday, February 28, 2016

Sunshine and Coffee...

 It's a beautiful morning in Maryland...
Temps predicted to be 62 degrees.

 Robins have been visiting the yard everyday.

And the Lucy Girl has been enjoying
the sunshine after days of rain and clouds last week.

Wishing you a wonderful Sunday!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Squirrel watching...

Lucy has spent an hour, looking
out the window this morning. 
Watching the squirrels
is one of her daily chores. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

We can't believe it either...

Lou and I were just talking
about this very thing last night.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Winter Garden...

 A garden in winter is its
own kind of beautiful.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Choose Joy...

Some days it seems very easy to be joyful.
Other days, I feel overwhelmed by
circumstances in my life,
and being joyful does not seem so easy.

A perfect reminder
that everyday we all have choices to make.
Choose Joy...Every Day.

The Country Workshop

Sunday, February 14, 2016


On this Valentine's Day...
May you find your heart filled by
those you love and those who love you.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Pick a Number...


 With so many folks decorating their homes
by adding collections to a wall,
we have designed new, framed number
 signs to hang on that "gallery wall"
or tuck on a shelf. 

Choose a number that represents
the members in your family,
your lucky number, or a number that has
special meaning to you.  

Three sizes available
9x9 inches
13x13 inches
25x25 inches
Signs are white over gray, sanded and number
of your choice can be painted
black, gray or tan.
Numbers are sanded for a worn, vintage look.
Frames are stained a gray/brown and sanded.

I pick Number we are Grandparents
to three wonderful Grandlittles.

What's your number?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


 Thinking Lucy needs a haircut...
at least her bangs trimmed.

She got a bath yesterday and she's so fluffy.
And she smells good.
I try to bath her once a week
because she's in the Workshop
with sawdust and paint.
And also because she sleeps in our bed.
But it had been over 2 weeks and
the bath water looked like mud.
If you have a pooch,
how often do you bath him/her?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

3 Cup Morning?

 It could be a 3 cup morning.
Snowin' like crazy and I do need to pull on my boots
and get up to the Workshop this morning
to work on orders and also some new pieces
that need finishing.

It is very pretty...

but these sweet yellow crocus that were blooming
in the front yard this weekend
are totally covered with the white stuff.

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Art of Cupcake Eating...

My darling great-niece Raegan turned two this weekend.
She's growing up so fast.
Most of the cousins attended the Elsa themed party.
(2 missed it due to sniffles and a fever)

The children all had a wonderful time.


 But I truly enjoyed the way the each
of the darlings devoured their cupcakes.

The Birthday Girl dove right in...

Granddaughter Riah stated out rather daintily

but finished up with icing all over her face.


Big Brother to the Birthday Girl, Braden,
just stuffed the whole chocolate cupcake
into his mouth, icing first of course.

Darling D carefully scooped off the
marshmallow icing with sprinkles, 
two finger fulls at a time before finishing the cake.

Sweet niece Cali, the oldest of the cousins,
enjoyed her cupcake like a lady
with very little mess and very few crumbs.

And the newest cousin, our Little Dumplin',
wasn't able to partake of cake,
but next year, he'll be ready to dive in.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Gray Days...

Who else is longing for spring? 

Watching for robins?

And dreaming of beautiful
springtime colors?

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Love You! Love You More! Love You Most!

I Love You!
I Love You More! I Love You Most!

 Sweet words to be spoken between
parents and children.
Did this with my daughters and
now with the grandlittles.

 Also a wonderful sentiment for your Valentine
or to be displayed at a Wedding.


 Saying is on a painted worn finish sign
measuring 12x16 inches.
Lettering has been hand painted and distressed
just a bit for a worn, vintage look.

 Perfect for the nursery or kids room.

Ready Made Signs to ship in 3-5 days of purchase.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Good Things...

It's almost like spring outside this morning
...except for the piles of snow
still hanging around.

 Weather reports are calling for
warmer weather most of the week.
This is a good thing. glad the Garth Brooks
concert was rescheduled
and not cancelled.
An amazing show and I will be singing
Shameless and
Unanswered Prayers all day.
(that will be good for me,
maybe not so much for Lou as
I can't carry a tune in a bucket.)