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
The Obsession Author: Nora Roberts Publisher: Berkley 2016, ISBN: 978-0-399-17516-9 This book was a delightful surprise summer read. I picked this book up at the local books store, on sale, in hardback. I chose to bring this book, as a quick read, on my trip this week to have as a placeholder prior to reading … Continue reading Book Review: The Obsession
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…..
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
With summer upon us, I find that cooking a heavy meal is just not my highest priority after work during the weekday. My go-to summer quick fix is a sandwich and something light on the side. Here are a few of my favorite summer sandwiches. The cucumber, avocado and cream cheese summer sandwich: First, pop … Continue reading Summer Sandwich Options
Book Review: The Break Down Author: P.A. Paris 2/5 Stars This is a brief review of a book that caught my attention briefly. The book starts out with the promise of a good read about a recently wed woman, Cass, struggling with regret about not helping a female driver stranded alone on a deserted road … Continue reading Book Review: The Break Down
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
Have I mentioned my love for shoes? Shoes can make or break any outfit. They can dress up a pair of jeans and dress down a business work outfit. They can carry you through a long day, and they can make you miserable all day if they do not fit well. I live in a … Continue reading Fashion: Working Woman Shoes
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!
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