Garden Angel

For well over 10 years I’ve lived here in my little blue and teal cottage, which I now call Pie Cottage—part-time that is. During some of those years, except for an occasional check-in, I was away for months at a time having some incredible adventures. Of course, the beautiful garden that I helped to create […]

Art of the Pie Austin Part 1

Raymond's Three Little Pigs, Austin

It’s been less than a week since I returned from Austin where I met incredible people, ate fabulous, food, made music with a pie peep, and held two amazing workshops! I’m already looking at my calendar towards my next trip to hold more workshops. Here are a few highlights. DAY 1: The first thing that […]

Cord Wood

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My morning rhythm has changed. Just two weeks ago, I used to get up and mindlessly flip a switch to heat the house before moving on to my coffee ritual.  Now, I slip on flip-flops, throw on my black velvet Goodwill robe, the one with an I. Magnin label, my heavy gray work-gloves and shuffle […]

Baskets and Hats: A love affair

My hats and basket web

The closets of some are filled with shoes. Mine is filled with hats! I love hats. I always have. I’m not sure where it started but I remember just about every hat that I have had and, believe me, there have been quite a few. The three in the picture are some of my favs. […]