Tag Archives: Crafts

Much is said about the journey being the destination.. I think that’s true, but there’s also something to be said for resolution. Take this scarf for instance.. I started it two winters ago and now it’s done.. just in time for Spring. ♥ This was my first knitting project and I managed to choose a […]

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♥ Our dry earth is welcoming our first spring rain.. I imagine it greedy, gulping it down like my dog slurps water from her bowl. As long as these drops don’t turn into something flaky and white, it’s welcome to stay. ♥ You know you’re a gardener when you are always looking for ways to […]

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I still remember the feeling of abject trepidation when I hit “Publish” for the first time on Just a Smidgen.. or the astonishment when I saw “1 view” appear on my stats page. I was confounded.. how had someone actually found and read my blog? Years later, I still feel elated, yet also humbled when someone comes across Just a Smidgen and […]

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When I saw these little twigs I fell in love.. their silvery bark and sparkly tiny pine cones made my heart sing. They speak to me of Christmas, sweet little twigs dressed in winter’s frosty coat. I knew I wanted to make a new Christmas wreath, well, winter wreath with these twigs. So I hunted for two […]

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Oh.. how summer has slipped away on me.. these little soaps were to be made, well, midsummer.. better late then never? ♥ The cowslips tall her pensioners be: In their gold coats spots you see; Those be rubies, fairy favours, In those freckles live their savours: I must go seek some dewdrops here And hang […]

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