Feathering My Nest

Blog URL:http://featheringnest.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:Mothering, Cooking, Gardening, Collecting, Good Wife, Teacher, Christian, Decorating, Menopause

I'm a wife and mother four children. I love to cook, garden, shop, decorate and collect/



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My husband's birthday! We cleaned up the barn, strung up twinkle lights and celebrated on my mother-in-law's black cherry table and antique chairs. Great friends Norm and Sharla came to be with us. These are the kinds of friends who you count on, the...

She Will Be Missed...

on Nov 14, 2016

I have watched Gwen Ifill on PBS News Hour for many years.  Gwen Ifill was the first African-American woman to co-anchor a national news broadcast. She was professional and likable. I can say that because I liked her and I appreciated her intell...

Halloween Barn Party

on Oct 24, 2016

What a weekend! Our fifteen year old son wanted to have a Halloween party with his friends from school. What better place than in our barn? It already had cob webs and the fun scary elements of a creaky old building and dark stair case. As long as we...

I white-washed my bathroom today. It's amazing how a little bit of white paint can make a room look fresh and new again.I took the knobs off the drawers and sanded all the surfaces, then I painted. I live in an older farm house, so most things a...

Cheat Day

on Oct 21, 2016 in: Faith, Health

Oh dear...I have cheated on my diet. What did I eat? Well...I did not want to cheat, but it just happened. It all started with a cookie, just one bite. I did not want to hurt my daughter's feelings (Victoria, who made the cookies). Next, my hubb...

The VIP Treatment

on Oct 19, 2016

Are you a VIP? I guess we are...or I guess we were, for a day. My husband and I got to see the game from one of those very special booths. They have supreme seats, glassed in for warmth, and food galore. There were dips and sauces, sea food, and wing...

"Dudn't it give you a lift?", when I mentioned her new kitchen towels. My mother-in-law, Vivian, emphatically stated, those words as she delightedly displayed and touched her new, "Tea Towels," as she called them, yes, "Tea Towels." I love...