Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Monday, June 17, 2013
Use an Heirloom
Trying to find a place
for that old thing?
Cleaning out a closet, I found a quilt my mother-in-law hand-stitched.
I decided to display it as a wall hanging in our family room as a memorial to her.
It was simple to machine wash and line dry.
I sewed wooden rings to one end and tied on some twine to hang it neatly.
The quilt is a conversation piece. Everyone that visits inquires of it's history.
I enjoy telling it and feel proud that her handiwork and her legacy is alive in our home.
Refresh an Heirloom
I love unique things. I found these antique lemon tree wall hangings in Virginia. I've used them as I
Sunday, June 16, 2013
My Dad, Clyde Parker was born on June 8, 1937. He's earned the right to be a bit picky at the age of 76! But....he remains a simple man, preferring a 1950's Farmall 100 with a shabby paint job to the newer technology of a shiny green John Deere. He says "Tammy, they just don't build'em like they used to!" I've watched him work months to rebuild a tractor. Not once did I doubt the tractor would
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Monday, June 10, 2013
Sleeplessness! Eek! It's a common complaint among women during their wiser years. My Mom is robbed of sleep every night. Insomnia can't be good for her body or yours or mine. I've noticed some rather desperate pleas on social networks on ways to get to sleep and understandably so! Here's my top 3 ways to fall asleep. I hope it gives some struggling snoozers some zzzzzz's!