Archive for August, 2013

Both Eric and I love making jewelry. I particularly like designing for clients. I like when there’s a person connected to our design. Eric enjoys making custom pieces like the sterling silver tear drop pendant he created for this piece. It’s designed to hold a lovely faceted topaz briolette. The necklace was designed for a […]



Thanks to one of my friends for bringing our instructor to Loretto, I’m getting a great workout. I’ve joined the “Silver Foxes” and started exercising down the street from me. There are various ages of men and women and we meet twice a week. Our instructor, Marilyn is giving us an hour of the most […]

We have two beautiful quarter horses boarding with us since the beginning of August: Bama and Patriot. Patriot is Bama’s son. Summit instantly made friends with Bama. He’s such a lady’s man.

I had about 16 butternut squash I had to do something with. I decided to roast and freeze them. They are great for soups. It should make about 3 soups. I preheated the oven to 450 degrees. I peeled the squash, cut off the ends, then cut them into squares. I then put them into […]

Wooden Horses


Eric spent about 4 hours making these wonderful wooden saddle racks. They’re sturdy and stable. I can always rely Eric to make a quality product!

This morning, Eric comes in and tells me he wants me to come do a sanity check down in the garage. Eric has a dilema. He’s about to do an oil change on my BMW and doesn’t have any way to jack up the car. He gives me two options, 1) making a ramp out […]

This morning, Eric went to the back pasture to weed eat some kudzu he found on our fence line. We’re not sure we can control it because we learned It grows a foot a day! We think our trees will be covered in it within a few years. It’s aleady started climbing up some of the trees. […]