Author: ml

They say there is no such thing as luck. Or that in the best case, luck is where preparation meets opportunity. If all of that is true then why do I feeeeeeel so lucky? A small collection of silver spoons hung in our kitchen growing up. They...

When you travel light you can stash miniature bowls and come home with tiny treasures. But look at the potential of tiny! When you toast up that garlic but want it out of the oil before you add your mirepoix. When you need to pinch something, like...

Fruits of your labor. This weeks featured apron. I couldn't resist this lively fabric and bounty of fruit to wrap around your waist and brighten up your day. I hand dyed the red ruffle fabric by mixing a deep orange and a fuchsia to drink up the...

Just look at that face! The tractors of the American landscape are true unsung heroes. They have been willing to do our bidding from the early morning starlight to the last ray of golden sun. We had a tractor barn on the farm in south Texas....

Through this garden gate is a land of magic, mystery and all that is good from God's green earth. I have to grow things.  Once while  away for a month and house sitting in Seattle, I took a ginger root and encouraged it to grow for...

10:00, or there about, you can take it into 5th gear, over drive, rev it up  and focus down! I never really drank coffee but for a cheap thrill and if I was a tad hungover and needed to talk.  Early on coffee was a...

  Home, My Little Children, Hear Are Songs For You by Robert Louis Stevenson COME, my little children, here are songs for you; Some are short and some are long, and all, all are new. You must learn to sing them very small and clear, Very true to time...

Just look at him! See his little knees?! Weighed down with pollen it is surprising the little guy can heft himself up to the next blossom. This rosemary bush opened up the doors and lit up a neon sign for business,  this guy and a...