Category: Seasonal

  • Gift guide for young boys and girls.

    Lego’s always a favorite. Looking at garage sales in the summer they are always considered a great find. Wonderful gifts for birthdays, holidays , just a special treat anytime. Fun without a phone or TV. Go for it. You can never go wrong with the Harry Potter theme. Let them have fun even if they […]

  • Coffee cups, tea cups with lots of funny, loving sayings. Start a gift basket with a couple of cups.

    Coffee cups, tea cups with lots of funny, loving sayings.  Start a gift basket with a couple of cups.

    A gift of fun. Start with a cup or two with a great saying on it. One of my favorite cups is the one that says – Mom, no matter what life throws at you, at least you don’t have ugly children. How about the one that says Daddy, I may find my prince, but […]

  • Holidays! Be prepared for the unexpected.

    Holidays! Be prepared for the unexpected.

    The holidays are approaching, rapidly, very swiftly, with a big leap, in the blink of an eye. Does that say it all? No! We have to be prepared for all unexpected occurrences, disasters and unplanned events. Here are some gift ideas that may help you be prepared . Thinking of the guest who shows up […]

  • Stockings by the fireplace or where ever! Fill with love.

    Stockings hung by the fireplace, stockings hung on the bedpost, stockings hung on a chair. Where they are hung and what they mean may differ in other areas of the world, but to a child they are part of the mystery associated with holidays and so much fun. Stockings with Santa’s on them, or maybe […]

  • Gifts for anytime, Christmas, birthday or just for fun.

    Gifts for anytime, Christmas, birthday or just for fun.

    Here we are in October and the temperature in our town has been hovering around 90 for the last few days. We have had to keep the air running to be comfortable. When there is a breeze we are delighted, but time is marching on. Here are some neat gift ideas for any time of […]

  • Garden Clean Up – Autumn

    Garden Clean Up – Autumn

    Fall coming and beautiful colors will be seen. The gorgeous colors of the fall mums, Idian corn, a huge array of pumpkins and the beautiful leaves on the trees. However along with that comes a reminder that garden clean up is here also. When deciding how to clean your garden think about being sustainable, affordable […]

  • School Days, School Days

    School Days, School Days

    In the mid-west children are on their way back to school all ready. Bus stops that have been empty this summer were surrounded with children and parents all bright eyed and excited. Moms and Dads waving good bye as their young one went on their way. Autumn and then winter will be here before we […]

  • Awesome Spring

    Awesome Spring

    Raining off and on for the past few weeks. Everything growing really fast and the colors are bright and pretty for the advent of this season. Right outside our front door we have zinnia’s and hosta. Right behind the zinnias I noticed a nest with one large egg in it. Everyone told me do not […]

  • 10 Things That Create The Enchantment of The Holidays – updated from December 2018

    10 Things That Create The Enchantment of The Holidays – updated from December 2018

    Enchantment what an awesome word. Wish we could box it up and let everyone experience a bit of it. Here are some of my thoughts on that enchantment for the young and the old. Big shining eyes of small children filled with wonder. Magic of making holiday treats-frosting cookies, licking the frosting off your hands. […]