Christmas is really coming up fast. Thoughts of fir trees, red bows, and holiday baking have been dancing in my head. While autumn is my favorite season of the year, Christmas is definitely my favorite holiday. I know it's still a bit early to get going on some of my Christmas preparations. It's definitely not … Continue reading Christmas around the corner
Are there still people who polish their shoes? It seems that with so many shoes being made of synthetic materials and with apparently fewer and fewer people having shoes repaired, that shoe polishing has also become less common. Today I polished my comfortable brown everyday shoes. I wear them often, so they need a shine … Continue reading Shining shoes on a rainy day
My daughter and I took advantage of this beautiful fall day to take a leisurely walk to the nearby farm. The air was cool, the sun was warm, and the sky shone a beautiful cerulean blue. What a peaceful way to spend a late afternoon, observing the animals, feeling the soft breezes, and enjoying the … Continue reading Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Home and Hearth Welcome Autumn has just started, and being my favorite season of the year, it is a perfect time to start something new. Enjoy some of the simple charms of home through the photos, recipes, and thoughts I share.