upstairs workroom

Well, I have finally finished turning the upstairs bedroom into my Etsy business workroom.  I know . . . I only showed you a couple months ago on Facebook what the table would look like and the chair . . . but, it is all finally done.  Here is the finished table.  It’s a standing table and it’s rather high, but then I’m rather tall.  … Continue reading upstairs workroom

dill

Dill is a volunteer in my garden.  I planted it years ago, and it’s been happily reseeding itself here and there ever since. It’s one of those plants that just dazzles me.  I never tire of looking at it’s most delicate beauty, not to mention it’s smell and taste. I love it in salads and for making pickles.  Often the dill and cucumbers do not … Continue reading dill

catmint

I absolutely adore catmint! It is one of those plants that just make my heart sing.  I can’t even put it into words how it makes me feel.  It is beautiful when underplanted with roses or peonies.  But unlike my persnickity roses, and peonies that only last a few days, catmint blooms on and on, and if cut back when finished, it will bloom again … Continue reading catmint

photo props

This year when I went to the Springfield Flea, it was with the intent to look for photo props that I could use for my online Etsy business.  Not just any props, but props that represented individual states, or a group of states. This is mighty Montana, our 4th largest state and home to Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. But, when I think … Continue reading photo props

feverfew

Feverfew is a flowering plant from the daisy family.  It has the sweetest little daisy heads that grow in clusters on airy stems with fernlike leaves. It is a traditional medicinal herb that is commonly used for the treatment of fevers, migraine headaches, and rheumatoid arthritis.  I’ve had migraines all of my life and never heard of this as a preventative.  Who knew? These sweet … Continue reading feverfew