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
Memorial Day weekend 2017: My husband and I took a road trip with our two younger sons to Santa Fe, New Mexico for a convention that my husband was attending. We love to hike so we took our hiking shoes, hiking poles and water bottles to spend our time outside hiking around his conference sessions. … Continue reading Navajo (Diné) Designed Jewelry
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
To Die But Once A Maisie Dobbs Novel By Jacqueline Winspear This is the fifteenth book in a series of novels about Maisie Dobbs, a Psychologist, and Investigator. The author, Jacqeline Winspear, is listed as a New York Times bestselling author, a primary reason that I selected the first book in the series to … Continue reading A Book Review: To Die But Once
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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!