Monday, December 29, 2014

...a start..a new angel

First, I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Christmas. We spent Christmas Eve with friends...enjoying their good company and eating things we only indulge in once a year. Christmas Day was quiet...just like we like it.

 Our tree came down yesterday and today will be spent getting things back in order. Annie's Owl Tree will stay up for a while longer.

My hooking chair has not been used for hooking in a very long time.

It's seat, however, was warmed for a brief while over the holiday. It's a start. 

I'm keeping with the colors of the original rug by Maggie Bonanomi and found in her latest book "Thistle Down Moon".


My Kitchen Window...again? Let me know.


As 2014 winds down, I want to wish you all a Happy New Year! Hoping 2015 brings you all good, happiness and memories made with those you love. And wouldn't it be lovely if we had a little peace in the world?

 Happy New Year!

Enjoy the day,

P.S. For those of you who shared your thoughts on our "anonymous giver" in my last post...I believe, too.


  1. Morning Robyn, sounds like a perfect holiday, glad Annie's Owl tree will stay up a while longer. Love the sweet pattern your hooking, nice colors. Wishing you and yours a warm and wonderful New Year. Hugs Francine.

  2. Whew!! I'm glad Annie's owl tree is staying up for awhile!

  3. The rug is looking so pretty, almost like a home in the snow which I do not get to see very much of in Greenville NC :( Yes to the window. My sink is not near a window. If it was I would take a cue from you and decorate with the seasons.

  4. Kitchen window - a definite yes. Happy New Year to your family.

  5. Oh, please do continue with the kitchen windows!!

    Diane in North Carolina

  6. Happy New Year to you and yours. I enjoy your blog a lot. Thanks!

  7. Hi Robyn, another year has come and gone, hard to believe. I'm sure Annie is enjoying her owl tree 😊

  8. Hard to believe another year is coming to a close!
    I always look forward to your kitchen window. Always so beautiful.
    Happy New Year!
    Hugs :)

  9. Happy New Year 2015 to you and your family. Please continue with the window, I always look forward to seeing it.

  10. Happy to hear you are sitting in your hooking seat once again and I like what you're hooking. Wishing you a happy and healthy 2015 year for you and yours.

  11. So nice to hear you are hooking but please keep showing the window.

  12. Love the colors in the wish I knew how to hook. Love peeking through your window each month, so I vote yes. Janice

  13. I love your rug start. I hope it means your shoulder is better. I always enjoy your kitchen window. What would we do if you stopped posting it every month? I think I would be sad. Glad you had a good Christmas. Happy New Year!

  14. Sounds like a lovely holiday. I love your hooking, I miss saltbox houses, I miss New England. Now I am rambling... Wishing you a wonderful 2015!

  15. Your rug is looking beautiful and I love the photo of your hooking space!
    Wishing you many blessings in the New Year! xoxo

  16. Hi Robyn,
    I adore your mantel, so very charming and I love your WIP hooking, so darling.
    Fascinating the things that stay with you in life, huh? Your post about the anonymous giver keeps coming back to me. The world is such a strange place these days and it's hard to know what some intend. Whatever his motivation, I think you were so very brave and kind to notice his need and accept his gift.
    I love Annie's owl tree and new ornament, what a lovely friend and gift!
    Hope your shoulder is better?
    Wishing you and all your dear ones, much joy in 2015!

  17. Please continue your monthly kitchen window. I'm looking forward to seeing progress on your rug. Happy New Year to you, Annie and Mr. Mw.