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our colorful, crazy life

Posted on October 4th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Yep, it’s me…I’m back! Somehow the blog got away from me and I just realized it’s been over two months since I’ve posted, haha. Not sure how that happened, but here are some pics of our life since then. Kindergarten artwork by Cash. My crazy reds. New wood to carve. I picked these out from […]



my life in color

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

I’m sitting here in pure Carolina mugginess on a bench on my back porch. It’s the kids’ second day at school after their 3-week break, the day after America’s historic solar eclipse, and close enough to David’s return from NY that I feel like I can start counting down the days. Though it’s been well […]



from my making place

Posted on June 13th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

Here are a few glimpses into things I’ve been working on lately. Hope you enjoy them! Hand carved pine arrow (mounted on wooden box from Target). Inside: handmade copper/rock earrings made from rocks I gathered at Jordan Lake, NC. I added a bottle of RMS nail polish and gave it to a friend. I’m working […]



dala horses

Posted on February 26th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Several weeks ago, I posted pictures of these Dala horses in their raw, just-carved state. I’m excited to finally post the finished set of horses! After carving and sanding, I painted them in traditional Swedish designs along with a little twist–American flag designs on the saddles. The height of the tallest horse is 6″ and […]



144 months

Posted on December 1st, 2016 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Happy 144 months to my little red haired girl, my daring beauty, my Love and my Life ~~~ Kisses and Schmoochies, Your Lion