Monday’s Treasury Showcase

Every leaf in autumn is a flower

Well, I had intended to do another book giveaway today, but time is not my friend and I will have to write that post later this week. The weather was beautiful, upper 70s—a great day to take a walk on the greenway behind my house that meanders along a creek. But as I said, time …

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The joy of learning

Every fall I’m reminded of the years when our now 25-year-old son started school with a new backpack filled with supplies. I unpacked a cardboard box recently, in fact, that contained some of his unused supplies: spiral notebooks, yellow Ticonderoga-brand pencils, and even a rather new-looking box of crayons. The memories are sweet, the time …

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Monday’s Treasury Showcase (following the clean-up of a century)

While Iowa lawns and fields have been scorched during high-90s and 100+ temperatures, I’ve been buried in paper (literally) inside my air-conditioned paper crafting studio. A little over a month ago, I ordered a lovely new desk from Pottery Barn and was thankful to learn it would take several weeks to get to me. A …

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