Category Archives: Our House

open house 2016 ~ part three

Welcome back to the open house tour. If you would like to read the two previous posts, here are the links: open house 2016 ~ part one open house 2016 ~ part two We left off with only the addition left to see. The addition was built onto the house by the previous owner as […]

open house 2016 ~ part two

See part one of the open house tour in this post: open house 2016 ~ part one We will take up the tour in the kitchen. It’s the center of holiday activity! The doorway on the left side of the picture leads into the front hall. The kitchen was an enclosed back porch at one […]

open house 2016 ~ part one

Our annual Christmas open house was a lot of fun! We had a wonderful time, with some surprise visitors dropping in! Some drove for several hours to get here. Thank you to everyone who helped make the day a success…those who pitched in to help and those who came to visit. We are thankful for […]

stained glass

We have a friend, Gary, who makes beautiful stained glass. I recently shared on Facebook the stained glass angel he made for me. I thought I’d share more of his work here. He certainly deserves the credit. Gary surprised me one day by stopping by with a gift. The stained glass angel! In my absolute […]

storing stickles

I’ve been thinking about our annual Christmas Open House and trying to decide on an invitation design. I usually have it nailed down by now, if not totally done, so am feeling a little behind schedule here. While thinking about the invites, I was a bit sidetracked by my little bottles of Stickles. Stickles are […]