An Arizona Centennial tree

one of my favorite places to visit here in Arizona is Prescott. I especially love the old court house. Sometimes they have festivals, farmer’s markets, art shows and holiday events. It’s just a really peaceful place to stop by for a picnic or to hang out under one of the many trees around the Court…

Christmas in July.

Here in America we do something called Christmas in July. Mostly it’s just another reason to shop indoors when everything is hot outside and there’s not a whole lot to do. It’s not like the real Christmas. Just a summer time event to get early Christmas décor made, shop for Winter décor and maybe even…

DIY gratitude leaves.

“ Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude” Nigel Hamilton Thanksgiving is a few days away here in my country. I know there are many around the world who are hurt, scared and suffering, wondering what is in the future. It is so important during these times to find those things in our lives…

A pretty Fall garland to decorate your home.

Supplies needed- Faux Fall leaves and flowers Twine Tacky glue Scissors I used tacky glue for most of this project because I had a major glue gun injury. It was a bad one so I will spare you the details. Please, please be careful with those glue guns everyone. I know this, been crafting for…

DIY yarn pumpkins.

This is not an original idea from me, saw this on one of those YouTube sites where it is just a re-purposing of DIY pumpkin projects one after another. I don’t remember which site it was since it was awhile ago. It was something my daughter and I watched while up north. So much fun…

A Sunflower swag for Our Little Red House.

And all at once summer collapsed into Fall. Oscar Wilde I can’t believe Fall is finally here. Here in Arizona we all look forward to the cooler temps of Fall, although we are still warm here in the city, up north the temps are getting cooler. I love that. I decided before heading up to…

A walk in the clouds…hiking an Arizona desert during a storm.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain” Vivian Greene Repost- I had so much fun writing this post up. I remember the day we planned a hike in my old neighborhood and the disappointment I felt at not being able to find a parking spot…

Sunshine flowers in an Arizona desert.

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Before the sun heats up everything and all the flowers disappear, I have been taking my camera out while hiking to capture some of these beautiful flowers for you all. Sometimes I will nickname the little flowers I come across…

Tiny gems in an Arizona desert.

“ God will give you the power to have peace in the midst of the storm” Joyce Meyer We got cold weather and rain in January, and along with that came a green desert.Nothing like the weather some of our states are experiencing but cold for Arizona weather, at least for awhile. I hope everyone…