Hello knitters!

To all the knitters out there, hello!  I just started knitting.  I’ve made a small lap blanket with pom-poms.  It was a lot of fun. It is far from perfect, but that’s OK because I made it myself.  The color of the wool is fig.  I really like this color and having matching fig colored pillows. Here I’ve taken one of my flower arrangements and added some rust colored feathers berries and branches to change …

An Autumn Ride through the New Jersey Countryside

Yahoo!  It’s finally sweater weather here in New Jersey.  I’ve been waiting for this beautiful time of the year.  My husband and I were off on a trip to the Cherry Hill Mall.  I wanted to take my readers along for the ride to share with you the beauty of the New Jersey countryside in the autumn. You’ll quickly see why New Jersey is called the Garden State.  Fall is a particularly beautiful time for …

A Walk with Mother Nature

For every new family that is just getting started, now is the time to start creating your own traditions and memories.  Each and every moment will be passed down for generations.  It’s time for everyone to put down their electronic devices.  Go for a walk in the woods.  Find a new trail to explore.   It doesn’t cost any money to go to the park or for a walk around your neighborhood. Your children will learn …

Year-Round Tuscan Vase

This charming Tuscan vase and catch pot are perfect to use year round.  All you have to do is change out the accents to match the season. I brought a little bit of nature inside for autumn. It almost feels like you are taking a walk in the woods surrounded by Mother Nature with the deer and squirrel leaning against a rock with acorns scattered around. My husband’s favorite animal is deer which also lets …

Rainy Day Thoughtful Reflections

It was a rainy day here in New Jersey so with my coffee cup in hand, I thought I would share a few thoughtful reflections with my readers. It is 74 degrees, and there is a nice breeze from the window blowing my curtains.  I’m sitting in my sunroom with the electric fireplace on without the heat.  Just the glow of the flame.  The mantle is illuminated by the orange string lights.  I enjoy watching …