Happy Mother’s Day

My Mom’s tea cosy was a little worn out so I decided to try and make her a new one for Mother’s Day.

Turned out beautiful! #DIYteacosy

This is what I did to create the tea cosy:

Yarn: I used one skein of homespun cream yarn for the tea cosy. For the flower, I used one skein of a thick red glitter yarn. (I found the glitter yarn at Hobby Lobby.) I used black yarn – Red Heart yarn for the middle pom-pom.

  1. Pattern for tea cosy (used a I/5.5 size hook)
  2. Pattern for petals of Flower – I crocheted multiple strands of flower petals until there was no cream yarn showing through (used an N/9 size hook)
  3. Then I used a tiny pom-pom (in black yarn) for the middle of the flower.

Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend! #HappyMothersDay



All the Colors of the Wildflowers – Part Two


Yesterday, it was the perfect day to go on this day trip to Fredericksburg!

See part one of All the Colors of the Wildflowers to see pictures of all the beautiful flowers at Wildseed Farms. -> Click Here!

There is so much to do at Wildseed Farms. My family and I spent nearly two hours or more there walking around.

Not only can you walk the fenced areas outside the farm land and fields to see all the beautiful flowers, Wildseed Farms has an enormous selection of plants available to buy. My favorite was looking at all the different succulents.

In their gift shop, you can buy different poppy seeds. I believe they had two or three types of poppy seeds for planting. There was a whole section of the gift stop dedicated to different types of flower seeds. That was fun to walk through!

Also, they have a food specialty shop. Too similar to the General Store in Gruene, Texas (to me). I did not spend a lot of time in there. You can sample some of their jams and snacks they sell. Their snack bar is also in that shop. I believe they had different ice cream, ice cream specialty items, and fudge to buy along with drinks.

If you wanted to make a whole day of it, such as a Saturday… I believe that on occasion they have live music.

Hope y’all have a wonderful weekend! – Bethany



All The Colors of the WildFlowers – Part One

Today, my family and I drove to Wildseed Farm in Fredericksburg. All the wildflowers were so beautiful! Lots of fields full of all different poppies and bluebonnets…IMG_1261

This is typical poppy with a black center.
Then there were all these other types and colors below too.

All Photos by: bethanyt
Top left: Red orange poppy with white edges
Top middle: Light orange poppies with bluebonnets
Top Right: Pink bluebonnet
Bottom left: A white bluebonnet among regular bluebonnets
Bottom right: Red poppy with white center

I had lots of fun taking all these photos!

I updated my header image to be the fields of poppies and bluebonnets picture I took…more later – Bethany

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