June this and that

It’s such a busy time around here with gardening and all. This year I met one of my goals – to have the asparagus bed and the shade garden done before June 1. This was a first and pretty exciting. Here is the asparagus bed all ready for the summer. The stalks will produce beautiful…

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Hitting The Wall

Do you have those days when you just have trouble creating? That’s how it’s been for me this week. It seems like I keep hitting the wall. You know that wall, that one that keeps your idea in your head from getting out onto your work table or when the idea comes out you really…

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Sunday Stroll: May 1, 2016

Happy May! It’s spring!! I’d like to welcome my new subscribers. I’m so glad you’re here. You might not know that I am also a gardener, although my art has pretty much pushed it to the back in the last couple of years. The Sunday Stroll is where I like to show you what’s going…

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Springtime at Happy Acres

I love Spring. I don’t know about you, but for me this time of the year just makes me so happy. Along with the happiness brings lots of things to do including gardening.¬† However, yesterday I worked on one of my favorite places for this time of the year – our screened porch. We enjoyed…

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Mandalas and more

I’m still making mandalas, but wanted to remind you that you have just a few more days to enter my giveaway I posted here. Deadline is September 1 at midnight. I’ll be drawing the winner the next day. I’ll be sending the winner an email with a couple choices of prizes from my art stash.…

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Cooking up a storm

As most of you know, Dave is really the cook in our family. After several years of me just cooking every once in awhile, we decided to share the task. Now we alternate cooking every two weeks. Since we rarely eat out, this includes planning and cooking two meals a day. We’ve been trying to…

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Lots of color

So much color around here right now. Even with all of the gardening I did squeeze a little dyeing in the last week or so. I started by dyeing another color wheel. This one is with bright dyes as opposed to this one. The blue green is off. Not sure how that happened. Then I…

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Iris-Inspired Colorways

This year I decided to do more than just count my irises. For those of you new to my blog, I used to count them and documented that count on my blog. If you’d like to see some of my other irises and read about their history, search iris or iris count. I love seeing…

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Sunday July Roundup

Good Morning all! It’s another lovely day here and I thought I’d post a little Sunday roundup. One of the big things I did this past week was clean out the front part of the garage which I use as my dye studio. I’m excited that it’s organized finally! I’ve been working on make some…

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