I love this time of year. Yeah, it’s Christmas time…, there’s the lights, the tree, and, you know, the chocolate… but the thing I love the most is that the kids come home! The older they get, the less time they spend at home, and so it becomes such a special time- at least for their parents! So, the first one home arrived two days … Continue reading Homecoming
You just never know what you might have in common with a total stranger. And sometimes, it is a real blessing! Continue reading
It’s blackberry season and I’m making all kinds of things with mine!
Continue reading All Things Blackberry
It’s been hot lately… and it’s not getting any cooler!
Love, Respect and Forgiveness. All necessary, not all are easy to accomplish. Continue reading Love, Respect and Forgiveness
Picking berries is a family tradition- and there are tons of places to get your berries around here!
Continue reading The berries are on!
We had a great Saturday! The hubster’s band played one of the local fairs, opening for Lonestar. It was a pretty big deal. Jay Fleming and the Unlikely Saints have a great sound- somewhere between country, rock and soul. There’s nothing better than watching grown men get prepared for a big opportunity! For Christmas this last year, Andy gave me a Tshirt that says: “I’m a … Continue reading I’m with the band
Sometimes, plans change. It’s happened to me… more than once! Continue reading Change of Plans
My husband loves jalapenos. A few years ago, I received a jar of pickled jalapenos with the recipe attached as a gift. I took them home, and put them in the fridge, and the next thing I know… the jar is empty. So, I figured, What the Heck… I can make these! And so I did. That was 5 years ago. And today, it was … Continue reading Jalapenos, anyone?
Yesterday, Andy and I took a little road trip. We went through several small towns celebrating Independence Day with parades. I love that small town community culture! Folks start putting their lawn chairs up on the sidewalks hours before the parade starts. They bring their coolers, their blankets and their families. I love that these 4th of July parades include just about anyone who wants … Continue reading Small Town, America