Happy Father’s Day to nontraditional families

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( Our Maui adventures ) I grew up in a very traditional, loving family. 40 acre dairy farm, rambling old farmhouse, plenty of country to roam, horses in the cow fields, two great and present parents… I kinda had it all. (my very long story is HERE) Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d […]

Stairway from Heaven

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This old crate stairway project comes with quite a story. I was in the middle of an online decorating contest doing up these stairs, when my mom passed away. But something inside told me not to quit. So I continued despite that very painful time, and ended up winning first place that week. It’s my […]

Celebrating Dad with buns and jam in a pan

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Every Sunday morning, we had a traditional breakfast back on the farm. Because we were always rushed to get to church on time, my mom served homemade buns and jam. Well, it was more than about just being rushed. My parents believed in the 7th day of rest, so the less time spent over a […]

The swing… by the creek

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It was a bright and sunny Sunday. I was just chillin’ after church, about to brew a fresh coffee and make my way towards the computer to check on things. Before I had a chance, I caught movement outside where there normally is none. Glancing to my left towards the backyard, my jaw dropped.  I […]

Art that hits my heart

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I received a package in the mail yesterday. I had no idea it was on it’s way so I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was from my blog friend,┬áChristine of Jaz Creations. You’ve seen Christine many times over at FunkyJunk. She’s a digital art whiz. When I opened the package, I couldn’t speak, […]