As a farm girl from rural Wisconsin, summer meant hot weather, no air conditioning, helping in the garden and often “cold suppers’. Sunday lunch was usually a beef roast, which we sliced for sandwiches on homemade bread during the week served with cucumber salad or fresh strawberry shortcake. Or one of my favorite summer cold … Continue reading Yummy Tuna Macaroni (Pasta) Salad
Or in my case, Papa Dale’s and Momma Deb’s house. We tried “Nana Deb” but too many people already call me “Momma Deb” that it just seemed natural to keep it going. In the last 3 years, we have been blessed with 3 adorable grandsons. Len, age three, is our honorary grandson, a feisty little … Continue reading 9 Tips for a safe trip to Grandmother’s house
Olive oil. Balsamic vinegar. Basic ingredients that you can combine with other ingredients to make a dish. Or use those ingredients to BE the dish. If you are using the oil or vinegar to make a dish, vs BE the dish you will use different ones. I sauté vegetables, or brown meat in olive oil … Continue reading Oil and Vinegar
It was Saturday morning and I was sitting out on the back patio, enjoying a cup of coffee, up but not yet awake. I love “waking up” over a cp of coffee on the back patio. Usually I am playing on my pad, checking email, looking at Facebook and Instagram, but today I had a … Continue reading Edmond Farmers Market
I'm a farm girl from Wisconsin. Grew up with a large vegetable garden and my mother LOVED flowers so we had a HUGE flower bed in front of our house. Like LU68 gardening nourishes my soul. Thought I would share a few pics from my yard/herb garden. Saturday morning found me going to see an … Continue reading Garden Glory
A few Friday nights ago, we were blessed to keep our 4 grandsons. They are 16, 13, almost 19 months and 5 months. Did I mention they are all boys?! Needless to say, my son and his wife need a date night once in a while. The kids are great, and we had fun but … Continue reading How to tackle an OVERWHELMING mess!
As you know the three of us girls take turns planning our monthly girl’s night out! April was my turn. With the weather getting nicer, and the recent purchase of some new patio furniture, I thought it would be fun to change it up and do girls night in…on my back patio. As the weather … Continue reading Girls night out becomes girls night in!
I have this wall in the breakfast area, that had nothing on it. I have spent the last year contemplating what to put there. Our last house we lived in for almost 26 years. It seemed like it gradually got cluttered, and it wasn’t until I was de-cluttering for the selling process that I realized … Continue reading mur de plaques
HAPPY MAY DAY! Many of you may think what the Heck? Don’t you mean happy May? Because today is May first. No, I mean Happy May Day! Ever since I was a little girl, "May Day" has been, perhaps, a delightfully silly, but very special “holiday” to me. A slightly old fashioned Northern Tradition. … Continue reading Happy May Day
Yesterday’s tragedy involving the Southwest airlines flight emergency landing due to an engine eruption and the resulting death of passenger Jennifer Riordan saddens me. Our prayers go out to the family of this strong, vibrant woman. Last week in Lu’s #sticksoutforhumboldt, we sent our prayers to the families and loved ones of the hockey players … Continue reading LIFE IS A GIFT