• Sandwiching a Quilt

    My great-grandmother, Ida Belle Page Mayberry was a prolific quilter and seamstress. She made quilts for every member of her family and made beautiful dresses for me when I was a child. I…

  • Holiday Planner for Busy Families

    I love the months of October, November & December! They are full of warmth, fun, nostalgia and delicious foods, and even though you think we would tire of them, I make the same…

  • Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

    This morning I enjoyed a symphony; the owls, wrens, and crows all got together and sang a hauntingly beautiful tune that told of rainy mornings, melting into golden October afternoons.The thick gray clouds…

  • Bedtime Ritual Cooling Spray

    You’ve probably seen the old saying “happy wife, happy life”? I am sure that it is true, but I think that in order to have a happy life as a whole, you’ve got…

  • Seasonal Allergy Relief

    It happens to me, does it happen to you too? The watery eyes, the sneezing, and coughing that start around the time goldenrod begins to bloom? Well, contrary to popular belief- goldenrod is…