I like the red barn at the edge of the newly plowed field. The crop had been taken off and the soil is smooth and pretty.
It is interesting to view a scene through an oval frame created by the apple boughs.
This is a black wrought iron bench and arbor covered by grape vines where I have spent some time reading the homemaking book for girls. Taught in a gentle and simple way, it is helping me catch up on housekeeping. As a homemaker I occasionally go through stages where I seem to be treading water and getting nowhere, so reading up on it can be a bright spot of hope that eventually control will return and things will be done.
I will be glad when this author makes the book available in print-on-demand through Mag Cloud or some other printing service. It was a lot of work to print it and punch the holes for the notebook.
This is a decorative cushion i made a long time ago when I decorated a girl's room in a hat theme.
Lily Beth created the notebook by covering it with interesting scrapbook papers. Notice the handy inside cover with note papers and pockets.
A stock tank makes a very sturdy pool with enough water for cooling off in the heat of the day.