I love note cards!! I use them for everything from grocery lists to morning notes for the kids on their way to school. They are the perfect size and strength to stand up to my messy writing. They fit everywhere, in a pocket, in a purse, in a lunch box, or in an envelope! I … Continue reading Note Cards
I am on a kick!! We have some good friends whose son made my 2 teens lunch one day while at the pool. It was simply 2 slices of french bread with ham, a slice of cheese, the other piece of bread on top with shredded cheese on top. Baked in the oven until warm … Continue reading Grilled Sandwiches
My family and I just recently visited my birthplace, California. My 17 year old daughter is determined to go to college there. She is an aspiring director, writer, and film producer. So we packed up the car and made it a family trip. Several (9) college visits and some visiting with family all packed in … Continue reading Avocado Toast. It’s a thing, and I love it!
I love to recycle things. One mans trash is another man's treasure! I also love a good garage sale. My husband and I got up the weekend before Mother's day and headed out to go Garage Sale-ing, as I call it! We came upon a woman's yard that was filled with up-cycled things! A couple … Continue reading DIY Birdbaths
This was my yard. This was my yard in a house my husband and I bought 19 years ago. I put 19 years of sweat and tears into this yard. I was proud of this yard. Every spring I would spend hours watching what was going to come up, and during the summer, … Continue reading I miss my old yard…..
Rainy Saturday Here we are May 15, the Tuesday after Mothers day. I know it may be hard for some to believe, but my wish for Mothers day was to spend the day working in the yard! Our new yard. I will get to that soon, first a bit of background. We moved in last … Continue reading Yardwork beautifies the yard and relaxes my soul
Debrajanes mur de plaques inspired me to blog about this gallery wall in my house. It's got a bit of a garden theme to it. I love how it turned out. It started with the needlepoint picture of geraniums that my mother did. We moved her out to California to live with her sisters a year ago. … Continue reading Carpe Diem
Once a month continues! via Girls night out becomes girls night in! This time we met at DebraJane's home. The weather was perfect for the patio. I brought an appetizer, toasted tortellini, https://thecozycook.com/parmesan-crusted-tortellini-bites/, with my favorite https://www.newmansown.com/foods/sockarooni-pasta-sauce/ for dipping, and bottle of www.casillerodeldiablo.com/en Cabernet Sauvignon. CrusinCate brought an appetizer and bottle of wine as … Continue reading Girls night out becomes girls night in!
Things have slowly started to happen in the yard! We have been trimming the 2 large overgrown Bradford pear trees in the back yard 2 weekends in a row, Between spring birthdays and prom, and friends and cousins graduations, and my son's 8th grade promotion onto High School. We have been fitting in a few … Continue reading Rainy Saturday
As I sit here on this chilly rainy Saturday pouting because its too cold for just a t-shirt I have to wear a sweater. I refuse to wear socks, so my feet are blue from being so cold. I also know that we need this rain. The rain will make everything green and lush and … Continue reading Rainy Saturday