His & hers weekend hobbies

We work hard. We play hard. Last weekend was one that sort of wraps us up as a couple, a family. He likes cars, motorcycles, speed, & sports. I like art, sewing, painting and decorating. Some weekends we both get to full-fill our dreams in some measure. I think because my dreams are less expensiveContinue reading “His & hers weekend hobbies”

Day out with Thomas, round 2.

My son fell in love with Thomas the Tank Engine as a toddler 14 years ago. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to take him to see and ride Thomas at that time. My daughter was 6 years older than my son, and not interested, but went along. As a grammy to my daughter’sContinue reading “Day out with Thomas, round 2.”

Creative weekend sewing & craft retreat at Whatever Craft House hosted by Jackie Clark: Loving small town discoveries!

Whatever Craft House in Newton, KS was built in 1903, according to the inlaid centerpiece in the upstairs hardwood floors. It has had many lives since then – as a home to many and a daycare to others. It’s current job is to house creative people of all walks of life thanks to owner, MegContinue reading “Creative weekend sewing & craft retreat at Whatever Craft House hosted by Jackie Clark: Loving small town discoveries!”

Painted poppy red, giant wooden spoon, fork and stool- DIY.

Poppy red was the color of the day on Sunday.  I had a bit of time and energy to put to a good cause.  The cold and dreary weather made me want a bright ray of sunshine all of a sudden.  These were items I found over the past year or so that were funContinue reading “Painted poppy red, giant wooden spoon, fork and stool- DIY.”

Day trip = Inspiration…

Road trips are awesome for inspiration. We drove through the Flint Hills on our way to Kansas City last weekend. We had one day and just a hint of a plan: On the road by 6:30 a.m. and shop all day, lunch, dinner, home by 10:00 p.m. My husband and I talked, joked and laughed, sangContinue reading “Day trip = Inspiration…”