September 4, 2019

Recently I found my way to The Peggy Rockefeller Farm (please take a moment to look at it) on Mount Desert Island. Once a private farm it is now a teaching farm as part of College of the Atlantic and is managed by C.J. Walke who lives onsite with his wife, my dear frie...

April 24, 2018

I love the greening of spring and those of you that know me understand how deeply I love the soil and the land, 1st up after my children and grandchildren.

  But every year, we have to go through the cycle of the earth taking its rest, the leaves fall, the light goes lo...

December 21, 2017

I have been looking for vintage buttons for two years and this summer hit the button Bonanza!  A friend that is an antique dealer had bought out a Vintage Button business and now those buttons are mine.

All buttons shown are from that collection.  

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October 30, 2017

 

It's Pumpkin Time and Oma's part of the Friday night celebration was an inspiration....   Pumpkin Coffeecake that is both gluten and dairy free.  I've done a lot of specialized cooking over the years for family and for traveling guests when I have been guiding, so ada...

October 30, 2017

It's midsummer and the garden has been producing for us since the snow melted months ago.  Fall planted spinach came peeping through the snow, the Eqyptian onions are ever present and push skyward even as the snow melts as well.  So it begins.

Now it the time for t...

February 24, 2017

A break in the winter weather and southern Mainers rush to Pine Point, all with all of their favorite goals in mind.  The day broke warm and dripping, snow gleaming on the horizon and water dripping from the snow above.  The residue of the winter promising to leave soo...

February 24, 2017

Soft and silky, the Unforgetable Shawlette rests lightly over a dress or tank top adding a bit of zest to the day.  The colors of summer spill over your shoulders like a summer garden, it is shown over a black top, next I have to dress up a green outfit to enhance the...

February 7, 2017

I am a maker of things, and one of those things is food.  In the season, here in the North land, I plant my vegetables - stretching the season as long as possible.  This year I planted turnips in August for late season harvest and was able to enjoy the turnips and gree...

January 4, 2017

Soft and silky, the Unforgetable Shawlette rests lightly over a dress or tank top adding a bit of zest to the day.  The colors of summer spill over your shoulders like a summer garden, it is shown over a black top, next I have to dress up a green outfit to enhance the...

January 4, 2017

The hats I create are celebrations of fiber, color, nature and are artistic creations in their own right.

 In the early 70's, I realized that I could easily sell hats, fun, colorful, functional, and necessary in the Northern New England but alas, not such a great reacti...

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