The Kitchen Project Progress

We started renovating and adding on to our kitchen a long time ago.  Three years ago actually (I think). We’ve gone through so many different design plans and modifications and changes to the plans and changes to the modifications and thinking we’d just scrap the whole project only to return to it after a couple […]

Squeezing in Summer

Is it just me or is time this summer going incredibly fast?  We went from having plenty of summer days left to suddenly arriving in the last month of summer.  There are some places farther south than where we are that summer lasts through September, and even into October, but Maine is surely not one […]

New Curtains for the Living Room

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that take me the longest time to get done. These are actually old drapes that I made for the living room a while back – maybe 5 or 6 years ago.  I liked the fabric, but the drapery look was too formal for our simple home, so I made a […]

Meet Nimue

Our family recently adopted this sweet girl who we named Nimue. She’s about 6 months old and while her mother is a full chocolate lab, no one knows who the father is or what type of dog he may be.  The shelter staff thinks she is also part boxer.  No matter what she is, she’s […]

The House for Wayward Cats

Every now and then, a stray cat will show up at our door.  Sometimes, when we don’t already have five cats, we’ll open the door and welcome it into our home.  (And sometimes when we do, we end up with kittens a month later.)  Husband insists there must be a sign in our woods, telling […]