Monthly Archives: August 2019

Is It Really Pumpkin Time?


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Hello friends!  I’ve been pondering this thing that I seem to see every single August here in Tennessee: summer is over when school is back in session.  I’m telling you what, that seems so strange to me.  It’s 100 degrees outside, our flower garden is still producing like nobody’s business and everybody is talking Fall and Pumpkins.  WHAT???  Of course for those of you that have been reading my blog here for any amount of time, you know that I never let go of summer until the frost really IS on the pumpkin!

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A Perfect Tea



Have you heard the buzz? The Downton Abbey MOVIE is going to be released in theaters in one month, on September 20th! I’m excited, and already planning to see it with a group of girlfriends. In the meantime, one of the first things that comes to mind when I think of Downton Abbey is all things..tea! Dust off that china, Farmgirls, and let’s talk tea!

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Work’n Farmgirls Over 50


Me in my kitchen floral studio on design day for a wedding.

Dear Sisters,

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a work’n farmgirl over 50 lately. Probably because I’m closing in on 60 in a few short years and I’m finding it hard to believe. Some of our peers have already retired or, are about to. But lately, I have met so many women 50 and over who are launching new businesses, building new dreams and growing in new ways and I just find that so inspiring and interesting. Let’s discuss shall we? Continue reading

Live a Flexible Life

“It will never be perfect. Make it work. Accept the imperfections.”


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