Thursday, March 29, 2018

How to Root a Rose Cutting

Springtime is  finally here to North Texas and now that the danger of hard freezes is over we can finally get outside and
do a little more gardening!

Today I'm sharing how to create a new rose by rooting
from a cutting...

Monday, March 26, 2018

Wildflowers and Gardens ~ Austin and Magnolia Market

Last week   the beginnings of another Texas spring
bloomed everywhere my daughter and I drove.
Today I'm sharing a little of those beautiful Texas
wildflowers and also the gardens at Waco's
Magnolia Market.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

How to Make a French Toile Tablecloth ~ Part 2

Last time  we left off at shiplap joining the middle seam
between the two halves of this tablecloth and today
we will work on finishing it!

Monday, March 19, 2018

How to Piece Together a Toile Tablecloth ~ Part 1

Toile de Jouy  is so quintessentially French... but did you know that this fabric that tells a story with its printed pictures
actually began its life in Ireland???
Yes, yes it did!

Quickly  the fabric became popular in England and France
whereby in the town of Jouy-en-Josas, a suburb of Paris,
toile was being made and soon it became synonymous with the French.

So today  I'm going to show you how to piece together this beautiful fabric into the beginnings of a tablecloth
for your home.

Monday, March 12, 2018

An Afternoon Spring Tea Party

Spring is  definitely in the air this week with
much warmer temps
the arrival of more songbirds to our little corner of Texas
and with pulling out some forgotten china
and setting these sweet pieces out
for a spring tea party!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

How to Decorate with White

Decorating  with white may seem a little daunting
but it doesn't have to be so...

Monday, March 5, 2018

M. Rabbit's Garden Thoughts and a Homesteading Project

Out in the garden late this past week and weekend
as I was happily playing with some
lettuces and herbs I'd picked up on sale
I thought about springtime and our
sweet Monsieur Rabbit...

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Sunday Sentiments ~ Having to Say I'm Sorry

Life is  tough and having to say you're sorry is probably
one of the toughest things we go through at times.
Like death the hurt we cause others can
often be unbearable...

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