September 30, 2013
This past weekend, we went on a fall family road trip. We had a few goals in mind. Of course the to-do-list included family time, leaf peeping, apple cider donuts, apple picking and enjoying the beauty of autumn. I know many of you can’t be here in New England with us, so I thought I…

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September 27, 2013
Earlier this week my son came home very excited from school. As he hopped in the car, I could hear the excitement in his voice! In school, his class has been learning about formulating hypotheses and conducting various science experiments. Last week, they had to theorize what would happen to gummy bears placed in water…

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September 25, 2013
 Fall is officially here! The air is crisp, the leaves are beginning to fall and pumpkins are becoming available in local pumpkin patches, grocery stores and even at craft stores. This week, I took inspiration from coastal living here on Cape Cod and crafted a unique beach chic pumpkin for HGTV Gardens.Read more

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September 20, 2013
Photo Credit Death is never easy. It is an unfortunate part of life but part of the bigger circle of our natural existence. I believe that everything enters our lives for a reason. Everything also exits our lives for reasons too, sometimes reasons that we don’t ever understand. It is even hard to understand the…

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September 18, 2013
Fall crafts are some of my favorites!  I love crafts that involve the family and imagination. I also adore all things miniature.  So with some childhood memories as inspiration, we crafted these fall inspired leaf people. There is even a wizard in the mix!Read more

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September 16, 2013
Fresh herbs and flowers dry along side mini-potatoes and garlic on vintage flower bulb drying trays. Like most chicken keepers, I love spending time in the garden. Each year I plant and grow plenty of herbs for the family and the chickens.  In the summer, the girls enjoy nibbling on the fresh herbs. However, as the…

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September 13, 2013
I have a loner in the flock. Her name is Fifi. She is a Silkie Bantam at the bottom of the pecking order. She doesn’t seem to be concerned about power or authority. She is curious, happy, timid and shy and keeps to herself.  She sleeps alone in the nesting box. She has a few…

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September 11, 2013
This week, I made a grapevine pumpkin. Yes, I know it is still summer, but I cannot resist the temptation of fall in New England. It is teasing me. With each morning, the air is crisper and cooler. The trees are beginning to shed their leaves as they too appear to be anxious to return…

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About me

Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.