Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

Around here it has been wet.  Which makes not only me but the fur babies go nuts. I’ve done some decorating and sewing these rainy days. That Cat says rainy weather makes him want to hang out under the tree.  Me too, and sip hot cocoa. The Singer has been purring non-stop while I work …

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I’ve been keeping my heart busy with projects.  They are all rocking some fringe. So in the words of the Junk Gypsies  – “If loving fringe is wrong, I don’t want to be right.” Yes, I’ve been a crafty sewing freak. This spring I scored a bit of vintage fabric at thrift shops and yard sales. …

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I’ve been waiting for my new year, one word mantra to come to me.  I was afraid I wasn’t going to receive it.  However, as I sat talking with my doctor last week, it hit me. Strength. Strong. 1. The state, property, or quality of being strong. 2. The power to resist attack; impregnability. 3. The power …

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Over a year ago, some friends and I went on a shopping venture, where they helped me nab a big stash of old neckties.  I planned to repurpose them into something. I’ve pulled them out from time to time and thought about making stuff with them, but as of yet nothing has come to me. …

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Weekends have taken on a new meaning for me. Switzerland arrives on Sundays with food for the soul. Somebody got into the pound cake before their dinner.  I’m not naming any names, but that isn’t my hand – just sayin’. I had mine with my morning coffee – awesome. Apple cake – I’ll have that …

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