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/



Latest Blog Posts



I am so thankful we have the freedom to worship the Lord our God in our country, and to take a day off to remember  and spend time with our family. Our kids playing a board game brings me a smile. My "Steady Eddie" husband, Stacey, at the B...

Me, saying good-bye, but not for long. I will see my Daddy, soon, in Heaven. As I spoke with my precious father, I asked him, "Do you know what's happening? He smiled and said, "Yes, I am going to be with my Lord." Praise God for His promises. &...

on Jan 20, 2017

I am thankful to God for my mother. She was so good to me when I was little. She tought me manners and social skills. She built my conscience and helped me to fear God. She is with Jesus now. I miss her. This photo was taken when she was about 40 yea...

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...