Christmas gatherings

Christmas gatherings

I have recipes in these six Gooseberry Patch cookbooks

I have recipes in these six Gooseberry Patch cookbooks
I have recipes in these six "Gooseberry Patch" cookbooks

My Hoosier Cabinet

My Hoosier Cabinet
I love decorating my hoosier for the different seasons.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Summer tyme

As most of you know I work two jobs, and my school nurse job gives me a break in the Summer, so I have projects, projects, projects that I want to do. I have several wool applique, cross stitch and sewing things that I want to do. Plus declutter my house and do some family fun things. I want to show you two of the new candle boxes that I just got. Love, love, love them. I bought 3 battery operated candles from walmart for $3 and used them in the boxes. Aren't these just the cutest.

As I decorate for Summer I put out two of my favorite Americana cross stitch things that I have made.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Finished Project

I really love wool applique. I recently finished a wool applique project that I am quite proud of. It is a large project. The pattern is call, "A Gentle Life" by "Threads that bind". It is huge 7"x36".
I am finding that I am decorating my home with things that I have made, and down sizing some of my primitive collection.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Awesome Giveaway!

I was the winner of an awesome giveaway hosted by Blue Cupboard Primitives  . They make
the most wonderful primitive labels. Not only do they make labels but printed flour sacks and
printed labels for pillows. You have to go to their website and check out all of their wonderful
primitive creation.

I want to thank "Blue Cupboard Primitives" for all of the wonderful things that was sent to me.
Please check out their blog and website, you are in for a treat.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Thinking Spring

On one of my snow days I was able to make a bunny for one of my friends Birthday.

I used a "Chestnut Junction", pattern. I am ready to put all my snowmen away and start

my Spring decorating.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Finished project

I am so thrilled to show you my finished punch needle project. It is called, "Farm Chores", a Notforgotten farm pattern.
 I am not the greatest at punch needle. but find it is getting a little easier with each project.
This project took me a year to complete. And I am one of these persons that always has about 3 projects going at once.
 I hung this on an old feed sack, you can still see the old stains and wear of the feedsack and a
childs broom. Actually my children played with this broom when they were small.
I am so proud and pleased to finally have this project completed. What do you think?

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Punchneedle project

I have been working on a series from "Notforgotten Farm", called Farm chores. I just finished number three and have one more to go. I will show you my finished projects in this series.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Some Christmas around my house

Here are some pictures of Christmas around my house. We are on the count down now, one more week to go. Wishing all of my blogger friends a joyous and blessed Christmas! May we all slow down and remember that Jesus is the real reason for the season!

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Jar with candle burning inside


Riley's Birthday Party

Riley's Birthday Party
Me, Ron, Riley and Cole

Me and baby Jake

Me and baby Jake
"Just what I ordered"! Rem. everytime a baby is born so is a Grandma!!


Mom, dad and my three beautiful sisters

Daughter Steph, Mat, Riley and Cole

Daughter Steph, Mat, Riley and Cole
What a beautiful family!

Celebrating parents 50th. Wedding anniversary

Celebrating parents 50th. Wedding anniversary
Me and my favorite granddaugher ( I only have one granddaughter!)]

Son with Applachian trail blanket

Son with Applachian trail blanket
Luke hiked the entire AT 2007, he's the man!

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I have been married to my sweetheart Ronnie for 30 years.We live in the beautiful shenandoah valley of Va. We have 2 beautiful children and 3 beautiful grandchildren. I am a christian, and am blessed with two wonderful jobs. I am a hairdresser and also a nurse, I am proud of my nursing degree which I got at age 47. I give the Lord much praise for this. I also enjoy primitive crafts, antiquing, cooking, reading and gardening. My husband and I bought an old farmhouse in WV five years ago and it was ancient, floor rotted out in the kitchen, no bathroom, bats flying around, mice. Scary, well now five years later we have most of it completed, working now on a roof for the wrap around porch.We sand blasted some of the walls so they would be original, we also took all the old weatherboarding off of the outside of the house, planed it and put it back on some of the inside walls. We also have added a wrap around porch. Since we have remodled the old farmhouse, that is how I came up with my blog name.