Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Going through photos can be bittersweet. My babies have grown up! We sure had fun over the years and there is more fun to have. My son, Andrew, is now 26 years old. Shyanne is turning 24 in December. The baby is Emily, 22 years old, a new bride and the mother of my two …

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I walked to the mailbox and found inside a letter.  It was from my dear friend, Pat, who sent us a Halloween greeting.  I love her poems and wanted to share it with you! It’s Halloween It’s Halloween!  It’s Halloween! The moon is full and bright and we shall see what can’t be seen on …

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Holidays are filled with memories, photographs, and reasons to smile.  Each year changing slightly.  New traditions being made.  This picture was taken fourteen years ago before taking the cutest kids in the world out trick-or-treating.  This year I have been invited to accompany Emily and Bret while they take the newest cute kid out haunting.  The other picture is this …

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When I was growing up, my mother loved holidays.  We never had a shortage of construction paper wall décor we kids made for each holiday.  Halloween was filled with door to door trick or treating, and candy I would harbor until Easter. (I always was kind of prepper…)  Handmade costumes, and cardboard decorations made the …

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I love decorating, I love holidays.  I do not have a vacation home, or a weekend home, I barely get the rent paid on this beauty.  Our home is our retreat and I want it to be fun and whimsical! My decorating style momentarily would have to be deemed Vintage Farmhouse Adobe.  My Halloween decorating style would have …

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