I came across this pleasant Scottish Proverb in a little book I received about tea and friendship. Visit often, but not too much Listen more: talk less. Be willing to help in an instant. Shun petty arguments. Avoid sarcastic humor. Guard against flattery. Pray often for one another. Give-and-take makes good friends.
About three to four months ago a dear friend of mine (and her husband) lost their twin boys before they were full term. Soon after I found out, I started thinking of making her a prayer shawl. We live many miles apart now and my hope is that when she wraps herself in this shawl […]
I always love a good book. I can’t read any old thing though, I like to feel drawn to it somehow. I have to be in the mood to read either the author’s style or something in the book has to interest me (probably like most people). I am often drawn to books with a […]
A while ago, My father in law got two wooden bird houses with the children in mind. Mrs. Sayuri chose the blue bird nesting box and Mr. Happy Feet chose to paint the more common bird house. I set them up outside in the grass with a garden table covered with newspaper. Baby Girl was […]
I made this ipod cozy for my Auntie. I used this pattern, Cute As A Button ipod Cozy from Hooking Along. The pattern was nice and simple. The only tricky part was making sure the button loop and the button were just right. This is crocheted flat and then folded and seamed together, which made […]
I plan to start posting now and then about some neat vintage or just lovely finds that we encounter here in the States or perhaps online as well. The first one is this sweet metal turquoise tray. It is not very large, as you can see, but it is so sweet. I love the colors […]
Someone’s been losing their baby teeth! So far Mrs. Sayuri, who is six now, has lost a total of 5 teeth: 3 on the bottom and 2 on top. She just recently lost the two on the top. The funny thing is that of those two top teeth that she lost, only one of them […]