Family fun day paper crafts-milk carton barn.

“Every time you sit down to eat…thank a farmer.” Hey everyone. Only two more paper crafts for the summer are left. I can’t believe how fast the summer is going. This craft is a little more complicated but you can simplify it by not adding little barn doors or a hay loft window. Supplies needed-…

“ Summer is coming” -hiking an Arizona desert

“Fear cuts deeper than swords” Arya Stark Just a little laugh there for all you Game of Thrones fans. The series is over but the real world around us isn’t. In my world right now we are all dealing with Summer prepping. Actually summer is already here but the really hot months haven’t hit Phoenix…

 A visit to God’s art gallery

“He has made everything beautiful in it’s time. He also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Here in Arizona there is a place I always recommend to others who visit us here to see in person. That place is The…

Sunshine flowers in an Arizona desert.

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Before the sun heats up everything and all the flowers disappear, I have been taking my camera out while hiking to capture some of these beautiful flowers for you all. Sometimes I will nickname the little flowers I come across…

DIY-Grapevine fairy furniture

Hi everyone, hope all you all enjoy this weeks re-post from my earlier days of blogging. Little back story on this one- I have always enjoyed miniatures and have had so much fun over the years creating little things with my kids. Working in miniatures in a great way to help with those fine motor…

A walk in the clouds…hiking an Arizona desert during a storm.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain” Vivian Greene   Alright everyone, what I am about to share with you all is rare. Rare because usually when I post one of my hiking adventures it never and I mean NEVER happens during a storm. This…

DIY-Pumpkin seed ornaments

Went way back for this one, can’t believe how many posts I have on here. I remember these early days of blogging and I am still figuring it all out, plus I have a new computer now and everything is different. I will not even go into the frustrations with learning new programs, still having…

Quick trip to Our Little Red House

Time to start thinking about winter so we headed up north to get things ready for the Winter season coming up. We had some weeds to clear out and I was happy to see some purple morning glories still hanging around our old fence. They will be gone soon but the apple trees in town…

DIY_garden wreath

If you are ever in the need for some inexpensive and quick decorating ideas to decorate your home with when guests are stopping by then check outside to see what you can use to add some pretty to your homes. Anything can be used. Branches from a tree can be painted and displayed like sculptures…