• Southern Makers

    Attention fellow Alabamians! I wanted to let you know about an event coming up at the Union Station train shed in Montgomery on May 3rd. It’s called Southern Makers, and it’s one-day festival that brings together artists, chefs, farmers, brewers, architects … Continue reading

    Southern Makers | Alabama

    Spring Houses

    “The spring came suddenly; the rains stopped, the days grew noticeably longer, and the afternoon light felt powdery, as if it might blow away.” -Jane Mendelsohn ***** Yesterday afternoon was beauuuuutiful. Sunny, blue sky and a cool, spring breeze…ahhhh! Spring … Continue reading

    Yellow Cottage


    “Words are like nets- we hope they’ll cover what we mean, but we know they can’t possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder.” -Jodi Picoult They sit out there every afternoon, those egrets… One by one, they fly … Continue reading

    Herons in a tree

    Hay Bale Decorating

    It’s hay bale decorating time again! Remember last year? I published this post: Halloween Hay Bales, and said I hoped to get in on the action next time around? Well, turns out, the Town of Pike Road has a hay … Continue reading

    Hay Bale Decorating House

    Half Bathroom Update – Sink

    My ankle is still swollen, but it’s been so pretty outside this week. I needed to get out and about. Do you feel that craving when you haven’t been outside enough? That craving for vitamin D on your skin? I stuck … Continue reading


    3 Fall Favorites

    #1- This stuff: Fluffy cotton tufts, dotting rows of spindly sticks, can be seen by the field-full all over Alabama each Fall. And to make matters even more marvelous-looking, runaway puffs gather up into pillowy clumps in the ditches, so … Continue reading