metal detecting our 150 year old yard!

this post contains affiliate links. a few of our found treasures from the yard One of the first things I thought after falling in love with our 150-year-old house at the first showing was ‘holy cow, there’s gotta be lots of treasure in this yard!’ We had the opportunity to meet the previous owner and

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mourning ring 2.1

It’s been a couple of months since my last post on the saga of my mourning ring but I finally have a very positive update! You can catch up on everything here but the short story is that after my mom died I knew I wanted a special piece of jewelry to wear in remembrance

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still here, still sewing.

A couple of days ago, on instagram, someone asked me if I had quit blogging… Well, I guess I accidentally did. Crap. I do have a good excuse though – I have 100% been in mask making mode. Basically since the beginning of April, all of my work hours have been dedicated to sewing masks.

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sixty four-leaf clovers!

In the month of May I found sixty (SIXTY! 60! SIIIIIXTYYY!) four leaf clovers in my own very, very tiny yard. I’ve had a ~thing~ with four leaf clovers for a little while now. In 2018, I found my first one and then immediately became obsessed with finding them. I was constantly looking for them.

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what I’ve been up to…

I spent the first half of the stay at home order playing video games. Guys, I put a lot of hours into State of Decay 2. This most recent half? Sewing. Lots of sewing. Masks upon masks! I spent a lot of time debating whether or not I’d make masks to sell. Something about it

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found on the beach

A colorful little arrangement of beach treasures from earlier in the week. Nothing more, nothing less. Sometimes I make arrangements, take a bunch of photos and then never do anything with the shots. It’s a bummer because once it goes on to an external hard drive I’m probably not going to see it again for

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the beetle + the mourning ring

You know how I have science-based beliefs regarding life and death, how I know that my mom is gone. Dead. Cremated. Mixed with the dirt and the earth. Currently sitting on a shelf, growing into a tree and now swirled into a piece of jewelry I wear. You know how I don’t really believe in

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10 things making me smile

▴ my valentine’s day flowers matching my silly new vase. ▴ “Aunt Kaylah, I have something for you!” ▴ making something silly just for the fun of it. ▴ this plant I rescued from my parent’s house that is now flowering (the flower opened the day after my mom’s birthday!!! cue the tears.) ▴ Sunday

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