A Special Day
Last Updated: May 14, 2017
Happy Mothers Day to all the Mothers, Grandmothers, and to all the fathers that play both roles. May your day be blessed with happiness and family.
From the Damage comes Beauty
Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Hello Everyone, I just wanted to share some of the crafts that we will be making from the trees that Mother Nature destroyed. These pieces were made from trees that we found at the river bed. This is a clock I made for my hubby on our 4th anniversary, it is 3 inches thick, I sanded it stained it and then did the wood burning and last I coated it with polyurethane.My husband made this, its my favorite piece of art. He made this from a thin slab of tree trunk. He then drew the design and wood b
April 30th, Mother Natures Temper Tantrum
Last Updated: May 2, 2017
April 29th was just the beginning, the 30th she dropped 12 inches of snow. This morning I saw the damage that she caused.Tree in front yard split in half.Elm tree destroyedCherry tree half thereAll that's left of the Peach treeApricot tree, some branches brokeShade tree branches downLarge limb downAnd the Iris can with stand anything.We spent most of today cleaning up the yard, cutting down what's left of the fruit trees and shedding a few tears in the process. The fruit trees were planted in t
Last Updated: April 29, 2017
Mather nature sure gave me a very unwelcome surprise this morning. Snow at the end of April, we are supposed to get around 12 inches and freezing temperatures tonight. The really sad news is all the fruit that my trees have will be gone this year.I was praying all year that she would find it in her heart and let the fruit mature without any mishaps. Well that being said, another year goes by without fresh homemade, apricot, peach, and cherry jam.
Take a Trip Back in Time.
Last Updated: April 24, 2017
or evenMeet Sally, she is a 1926 Model T Sedan and the newest addition to our family. Sally was completely restored, there are a handful of parts that are new, the interior and the wood flooring which is made from Oak. The spokes were hand crafted by a Amish man, who resides in Kansas.Sally is very difficult to drive, it actually takes two. One to just steer and run the gear shift and the pedals. The gear shift has neutral and second, the left foot pedal is first gear and you must hold it down