One Last Summer Adventure Through The Woods Before Fall

One Last Summer Adventure Through The Woods Before Fall

This past weekend we were in that grey area of seasons where it isn't quite Summer yet but you can feel the fingers of Fall start to tug at you. This made for a great day to go on an adventure in the woods this past Labor Day. Our kids like to call it a [...]

Are certain science fiction sub genres going to hit a little too close to home to even be enjoyable right now because they are going to be less of an escape and more of a further dose of reality that the unthinkable is our reality in America right now?

Every year when Fall is approaching I get really excited and start thinking about what Horror book I am going to read for Fall to give me enough time to read and finish before or on Halloween…depending on time and my reading mood.  My first thought this year in preparation was to go to my [...]

My Thoughts on Censorship in America Today and a Look Back on My Thoughts on Censorship in America From 2012

Before this website I started a blog : Made the Flowers Myself.  In 2012 I wrote a post about my thoughts on having just read Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in juxtaposition with my husband, Jason, having just bought our first e-reader.  I am going to repost what I wrote in 2012 down below, at [...]

What I Teach My Children – A Mother’s Thoughts During the Riots Against America 2020

I am a mother of two children living in Oklahoma.  My children do not see people based on the color of their skin.  My children judge someone by the grin or scowl on their face when they meet them.  My children judge people by the inflection and pitch of their voices when we talk with [...]

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020. This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020.  This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April.  These sales could be a quantity of 1 or a quantity up to 10.  I would say I conservatively made to order about 500 masks in less than 30 days.  I am going to speak honestly here, I have had a [...]

Sewing Face Masks For Your Local Hospital and Various Medical and Public Personnel – Free Information

  Today I am sharing a picture of women who volunteered to gather and sew masks for the Red Cross 1917 to 1918 timeframe. Amazingly, we are in a position in the United States where we, who can sew, need to rally and sew masks for our Healthcare workers again.   I have been in [...]