When it rains it snows…at Our Little Red House that is.

It’s that time of year again. That time of year that makes it impossible to drive up to check on our place because the days we have free are also days when big storms roll into our state. Every time it rains here, it snows up north. We are desert creatures, having been raised in…

Snowstorm at the little red house.

You know that saying, “ Be careful what you wish for?” well, years ago, one winter season I wished for snow and all that goes with it. Now, I know there was no way snow was coming into the city of Phoenix, with it’s palm trees, cacti and pools everywhere. We don’t have normal Winter…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 12

Needle felted Alpaca Christmas ornament Supplies needed: Alpaca or lama cookie cutter Needle felting needles and supplies White wool. Tiny pompoms Needle and thread Glue Red embroidery thread Scrap felt or piece of fabric Tiny glass eyes or black beads First I have to let you all know, I am a beginner when it comes…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 9

mini basket of yarn ornament   Supplies needed: Assorted colors of embroidery thread Tiny basket Glue Ribbon or hang tag Toothpicks. Tiny beads.   I saw this little craft at a craft sale years ago but it was a crochet project. There are also several varieties on pintrest for this old but still very cute…

A day with Deer from the past to present.

A few months ago my family asked me what I wanted for my birthday and I just could not think of anything. When you get to a certain age, if you want something you just get it yourself or the gifts you want are more about experiences and living things…not stuff or material items. So…