Book Review: The Break Down

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

Yardwork beautifies the yard and relaxes my soul

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

Navajo (Diné) Designed Jewelry

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

A Book Review: To Die But Once

  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

Appetizer for DebraJane

INGREDIENTS 24 large white mushrooms 12 oz flaked crab meat 4 Tbls Finely chopped onions 1 Tsp dried mustard 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese (devided) 1 cup soft bread crumbs 1 Tbls finely chopped parsley 1/8 Tsp cyanne pepper 1/8 Tsp black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt (divided) 3 Tbls Mayo 1/2 cup butter (melted) […] … Continue reading Appetizer for DebraJane

Girls night out becomes girls night in!

    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!