Lemon Crumb Muffins

In Wooster, Ohio, there is a shop called Pine Tree Barn. ...more

“Cheery” Curb appeal

A couple of weeks ago, my aunt decided to paint her front door pink. ...more

What I’ve been working on {July 2013}

What a busy summer this has been. June has come and gone… July has been full of rain, picnics, weddings, softball, more rain, list making and squeezing in as much designing, sewing and thrifting as I can. Here’s a bit of what I’ve been working on this month ....more

Would we have believed it?

14 years ago, my boyfriend and I took off to the sea. I was in love with this boy, his cowboy boots and wranglers. His ‘67 Chevy truck, his bicepts, his ability to make me  forget the world when I was in his arms. I was in my second year of college, living with my brother who had just bought a house in town ....more

Would we have believed it?

14 years ago, my boyfriend and I took off to the sea. I was in love with this boy, his cowboy boots and wranglers. His ‘67 Chevy truck, his bicepts, his ability to make me forget the world when I was in his arms. I was in my second year of college, living with my brother who had just bought a house in town. I worked for the newspaper, Danny was working and going to school too ....more

A Muffuletta Sandwich That's Even Better the Next Day

Editor’s note: Ardent sandwich lovers usually place the muffuletta, which originated in New Orleans, high on their list of iconic one-handed meals. Bessie from Besserina shows us how to make the legendary sandwich at home, with a delicious olive salad as its base. Piled high with three kinds of cured meats and provolone cheese, it’s a hearty meal that’s hard to resist. --Jane ...more
I love and want this. Yum!more

The Journey of Letting Go {Creating Beauty from the Ashes}

The Journey of Letting Go {Creating Beauty from the Ashes}  *** The Journey of Lettin ...more

The Journey of Letting Go {Creating Beauty from the Ashes}

The Journey of Letting Go {Creating Beauty from the Ashes}  ...more

My family and

My family and I traveled away from our little town for a couple of days.   It seams like forever since we had a chance to get away.  We’ve been wanting to take our children here and here.   Beautiful place.  Our older girls loved it, the younger two got a bit antsy at the end.   And by antsy I mean moaning, pulling on my shirt and begging to leave ....more