How to Can Fresh Summer Tomatoes

Mid-July in Oklahoma is the end of tomato gardening for most of us located here in the middle of the United States. The high temperatures during the day and night have limited the tomato plant production and most of the plants were at maximum production mid-month July.  These 2018 tomato plants are now at the … Continue reading How to Can Fresh Summer Tomatoes

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9 Tips for a safe trip to Grandmother’s house

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

The R&J Lounge and Supper Club: Review

This last week has been full of visitors from out-of-town for the 4th of July holiday.  A good friend of Debra Jane, Lu, and Cate's (me) arrived on the 5th of July to celebrate the summer and to take care of family matters in Oklahoma City later that week.  Her arrival immediately prompted festivities and … Continue reading The R&J Lounge and Supper Club: Review

Health & Beauty: More Skin Care Products

Even if you are at the beach during a sub-tropical storm, Alberto, the beach weather is a good reminder to take care of your skin no matter what the sky implies.  The first day, pre-Alberto, was misleading.  Overcast and clouds in the sky were deceptive to those of us leaning toward ignoring the application of … Continue reading Health & Beauty: More Skin Care Products