Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Family, House & Home

A few of my favorite Fall things…

Is there a nicer season than Fall? The air is crisp and cool, nature’s palette is gorgeous, and it signals the beginning of the “snuggling up and getting cozy” season. Here are some of my favorite things about fall…. Visiting the orchard for apple picking. Daughter and I visited the apple orchard a couple of weeks… Keep reading…

A trip to the beach

We spent all of last week at the beach…. the kids were all there, and the in-laws. We were there for my birthday, and we went out to a nice dinner at a seafood restaurant (you have to have seafood when you’re at the beach!!) We did some cooking, believe it or not (more about… Keep reading…

Visit to the County Fair

I love the county fair and I look forward to it every year… I love the animals and the displays… and the food, ha ha. You may be surprised to find out that I live in New Jersey- and we have a wonderful county fair (and we even have a real rodeo!) I am really… Keep reading…

In the studio (and garden) today…

The saga of our poor tree continues. Remember last week I showed you the damage that the big storm did to our 100+ year old sycamore tree? Well, the tree trimmers came and… took care of things. They cut almost everything out of the tree- way more than we thought that they would (and much… Keep reading…

In the studio this week…

Even though the name of this post is “In the studio this week,” I have to confess that most of what I am sharing is from outside the studio… there has been so much going on the homefront. And, about 90% of the actual work that I’ve done this week has been on the computer…… Keep reading…

In the Studio this Week…

Oh my goodness…. so much goodness in my home and studio this week! Our visitors from England are still here, for just a short time longer. My husband’s cousin, her husband, and 6 and 8 year old daughters have been here with us for almost 2 weeks now. We have really enjoyed having little girls… Keep reading…

Super-Duper 4 Day Sale!

Hey friends! I have got a HUGE order of Moda fabric sitting here, waiting to be cut up into gorgeous kits for the next free Block of the Month! However, that means I have got to make a little room… So I am having a sale through Monday March 30. The Peaceful Pastimes quilt fabric… Keep reading…

In the studio this week…

Life is just a bit crazy here at the moment! Here is a rundown of what’s been going on… Sometimes, I feel like I don’t have interesting things to blog about, or pretty photos to post, because it takes so long for things to come to fruition, and so much goes on “behind the scenes”…… Keep reading…

The Art of Home Summer 2014 Free Emagazine is here!

The latest issue of The Art of Home Companion free emagazine  went out on Tuesday- did you get your copy? Here’s some of the stuff featured in this most recent issue: Printable Gift Tags

Our New Baby, Alfie

I announced the arrival of our new baby, Alfie, in my newsletter last week. He joined our family 2 1/2 weeks ago… and I can hardly remember not having him here. He has fit into our family so perfectly, and he is such a good little boy. We love having him around! We snuggle and… Keep reading…