Besides discovering and rediscovering the joys of cooking, baking, crafts, sorting and cleaning, happy hours just got happier for some as people also explore the joys of home bartending*. While I myself am on a temporary alcohol retreat (picked a perfect time didn’t I?) not everyone is. And for that I raise a glass to […]
Even if you are not a poetry lover, you might be interested, in this liminal time, to take a look at NAPOWRIMO http://www.napowrimo.net/ given over to the power of poetry for the month of April. NAPOWRIMO or National/International Poetry Writing Month, encourages all of us to turn our gazes and our pens to examining life […]
Welcome to my rebooted blog. At the urging of my sister and friends, I am rebooting my blog to give you give inspiration, hope, and ideas as we collectively face a pandemic. Ordinarily this site focuses on my flower business and floral art. Given the times we’re in, I’m breaking my own boundaries and expanding […]
I can’t quite for the like of me figure out how I’ve gotten so behind on my 52 week challenge. I know I missed some weeks for traveling and the like but had I been on track, the year would have been over in September. Nonetheless, I still have some vases and vessels to feature […]
In reviewing the blog, I discovered a leftover “persimmon” post that I’m going to add now. The persimmon went bare months ago but the warmth of the color is a nice reminder of what the garden an yield. From garden….. To Vase Featured: persimmons, alstromeria, hydrangea, dahlia.
I am current traveling and obviously don’t have access to either my garden or my collection of vessels. However, my daughter gifted me with a wonderful iron (?) container and I intend to use it at least once on my trip. Here’s what I came up with. unfortunately I can’t identify any of the flowers […]
There are a surprising number of pink and purple flowers in the autumnal garden and I’ve taken a selection of these and grouped them into a tablescape arrangement. I have had this collection of small vases in greens and ambers that I typically use individually. They make a nice grouped arrangement. A close up of […]