My Favorite Things Christmas Wish List

Did you join in the Black Friday craziness yesterday?  If so, did you score any great deals, or wish you would have just stayed home? Well, I stayed home, as usual, and made a Christmas wish list instead.  I’ve never been a big fan of Christmas lists, and probably wouldn’t make one, but my kids always ask me to, so this year I decided to have it ready for them when they ask for it. I do ask my kids for a {Read More}

Weekending – To Market, To Market

You may recall for my weekend edition last week(changing the name from “Keeping Time” to “Weekending”), I shared a farmer’s market inspired wall that I’m absolutely in love with.  I could’t get it out of my mind all week, so I came up with a smaller scale DIY version using pallet wood. I’d still love to actually build a wall-size version, but this one makes me happy until then! I’m a contributing blogger over at My Repurposed Life, and you’ll {Read More}

Keeping Time – Things that make you say “awwwww” & Giveaway Winners

Have you ever been to a graduation where video with photos of the graduates plays on the screen up front, end every time a baby photo is shown, the whole audience in unison says, “awwwww”? Well…get ready for some of that, okay? 🙂

Hydrangeas, Lavender and Friends

I’ve tried for 2 years now to grow hydrangeas and lavender, and both times my plants died.  I don’t know if it’s because I have the brownest thumb on the planet, or if I’m just not planting them in soil that’s correct for them, but either way, it bums me out.  Every year I have visions of cutting my own lavender and hydrangeas, and every year I fail.  To console  myself this year, I turned to one of my sweet {Read More}

Keeping Time – the Last Days of Summer

Have you ever done something SO dumb, you hope no one ever finds out about it?  Well, I’m going to tell you the incredibly dumb thing I did last night, just so YOU feel better about anything dumb you could ever think of doing. Brace yourself, this is really dumb! So, you remember the pallet wood bathtub tub I made, right?  Well, I’m a total bathtub soaker, and I write my blog posts using my computer on that bathtub table, nearly every day. {Read More}

Keeping Time – a Repurposed Chair and Horse Business

Normally today would be Farmhouse Friday, but I went to lunch and ran errands with my daughter and didn’t get it finished, so I thought I’d talk about something else… So did I mention our pasture flooded a few weeks ago? If I did I forgot, so I’m assuming you did too. Anyhow, the water was so strong, it carried grass and branch debris  over the fence wires, which was so heavy it broke the fence. What does that have to {Read More}

Keeping Time – 5 Things I’m Crushing On + 1 that Freaks Me Out!

Just to mix things up and do something fun,  I thought I’d share 5 things I’m crushing on, and 1 thing that stresses me out.  You can join in – just leave me a comment with your 5+1 things! Let’s go…

Keeping Time

It was a quiet day at my house today.  The 3 oldest kids were all at work, and my teenager left to stay with a friend, so it was just hubby and I at home. I thought about going to the flea market, since I haven’t been there yet this year, but one look at the forecast convinced me that it wouldn’t be fun walking around during a downpour and thunderstorm. So, since I don’t have any great finds to {Read More}