When I was a little girl we lived in Missouri, way out in the country in a little town. And even though the town was small, the people were giants. It was the happiest time of my life and I remember some of those young years so clearly like it was yesterday. Tadpoles in the … More Quick and Easy Banana Cream Pie Crunch with Blueberries
It was my dad that first introduced us to the Vietnamese/ Chinese food restaurant on the corner. We went often before his death, we still visit the restaurant often, and I always think of him while we’re there. When we first went, none of us had never had Pho or Bun before, so I would … More Easy and Delicious Faux Pho (fa)
When my dad was alive we used to laugh all the time. Dad loved puns and always told the oldest and goofiest puns in the world! Since he passed we’ve been in a little bit of a laughter dryspell. We still tell his old puns, but it’s with a little bit of bittersweet. And it … More Become the Laughter
I just wanted to share something that really encouraged me from one of my morning bible studies. It really touched my heart and it was just what I needed and I thought you all might enjoy some love today too: Jesus watched a needy widow drop in two small coins of very little value into … More Be Gentle With Youself
GERANIUMS Y’all see that pretty fuchsia pink geranium back 👆 there? When we first moved to this house there was no sign of that geranium anywhere. The sprinklers had been shut off for months and the trees and grass and everything living were on their way to irrepairable damage. One of the first things mum … More Geraniums, Hope and Empathy
Hello Friends! Summertime is coming and we’ve been doing a little shopping, looking for a few things to help make summer more comfortable, safe and fun! Here are just a few of the great ideas and deals that we found: Affiliate links have been added to the text below for your convenience. Can you imagine … More Great Summertime Outdoor Ideas and Deals
So what do you do with an old broken window? You make a table out of it! Last year the little kiddos next door were into throwing rocks and of course one of our windows got broken, and we replaced the broken window with a brand new one. It was a sliding window, and … More Easy DIY: Make a Table From an Old Window and a Garden Cart
The struggle is real my friends! We all know that too many sweets are not a good thing! Most of us are watching our weight and trying to be healthy, and many are medically required to mind their blood sugar and keep sweets including even natural fruit under control. Many chronic health conditions, including my … More Decadent Sweet Natural Organic and Good For You!
When we moved a couple of years ago one of the seat cushions for our nice outdoor chairs got misplaced and we thought is was probably gone forever. We did end up finding it and joyfully so, because I’d been shopping for a replacement and finding the right size was almost impossible, the fabric choices … More Freshen Up Your Outdoor Rooms With Slipcovers For Less!
Hello outdoors!! We’re well into a lovely warm spring and summer will be close behind! It’s time to start living outdoors again!! Wootwoot!! When I was a kid in the 70’s running around barefoot, laying on the grass, hanging around in trees, making a hideout out of the shed and drinking from garden hoses … More Beautiful Upcycled Outdoor Buffet