Share 4 Somethings; March 2023

 It's nearly the end of the month and that means it's time for Share 4 Somethings with Jennifer . As always we're looking at what we loved, read, learned, and ate this month.   Loved-- We had some really lovely hikes this month; we've been having so many families showing up for our Friday homeschool hikes.  The views near Mashapaug Lake were amazing Read-- I read another great dozen or so books this month and am making great headway into my 52 Book challenge!  I'd be hard pressed to pick a favorite for the month but am really excited about reading the next 2 books in the dystopian trilogy The Testing. Learned-- I learned that scrapbooking is much easier with an additional table on the side; my husband noticed me putting together all my die cuts together on the floor so I could cut and work on multiple pages at once. He suggesting getting a folding table to set up when working and picked one up on our BJ's trip-- it works so great and no more sore back!! Ate- I

Encouraging Hearts and Home: So Happy It's Spring!

I am so happy that it's finally spring here in my corner of the world.  Of course I wish that meant our weather would magically be nice and warm and sunny but that's not necessarily the case.  It does give me hope that soon we'll be outside without winter gear and that I can start packing away more of my winter clothes and sprinkle in some lighter weight clothing.  Last week my eye was caught by quite a few cute crafts that I'm going to be featuring today.  And Now, It's Time for This Week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!     Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home . We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's shine a positive light! Most viewed from last week: Some of my favorites from last week: Ice Cream Cone Amigurumi Big & Mini-- Crochet Pattern Review by T&

Winter Photo Challenge 2023

 I hadn't been motivated to take all that many photos once winter hit; I rarely do since I feel like we spend more time at home and everything in nature seems so dead and brown.  So when I saw this photo challenge on Leslie's blog I thought it sounded like fun and decided to join her.  I didn't get every photo taken but I did find something to fit most categories.   Through the Window I spotted this hawk sitting on a tree outside our bathroom window Snuggly  Keeping warm on our hikes with a snuggly sweatshirt Cozy Place this puzzle looks like the perfect cozy place Weather Our weather has been all over the place this winter  Twinkle The icy trees twinkle in the sunlight Pattern I love the pattern all these branches make against the sky Shadow We love seeing shadows on our hike since that means the sun is out! Frosty We've had just a few frosty mornings this winter Toasty The fire pit kept us toasty warm at the Fire and Ice festival. Something I'm Working On I've