Monthly Archives: September 2009

menu plan monday ~ september 14, 2009

I’ve been working on uploading vintage family photos this past week, so didn’t spend much time taking pictures. I want to get back on track this week. But first things first. It’s time for Menu Plan Monday. Monday eat out Tuesday order pizza Wednesday Rosemary Mustard Grilled Chicken coleslaw corn on the cob tomatoes / […]

sunday morning snooze

Buttercup loves to sit on the stool in the kitchen. This morning she found it in a spot of sun and took a little snooze. ~~Rhonda

silly zilli

Monday we spent some time camming with our daughters who are out east, attending college and pursuing their paths in life. They were laughing at Zilli. We were teasing her with a foxtail. Fun was had by all. 🙂 ~~Rhonda

macro mondays

I participate in a flickr group called Macro Mondays. I haven’t posted many pictures the last month or so, because I’ve been adjusting to a new-to-me camera. My old camera, which finally died, let me get *real* close to a subject. I’ve had to get used to the new one, which DD gave me when […]

menu plan monday ~ september 7, 2009

I haven’t done much outside during the past week or so, but here are a few pictures of the yard. Autumn is creeping in. This tired fellow fluttered around the same spot on the pampas grass for a long time. Looks like he had a run in with a bird. I’m not sure he’ll make […]


The Christmas open house invitations are done! Yeah! ~~Rhonda ::happy::

mexican chopped salad

Because I changed this recipe so much from the one I found online, I am putting up my own version here, as a complete recipe. Delicious and easy to make. Give it a try! Mexican Chopped Salad 8 cups shredded romaine lettuce and/or spinach 2 tomatoes, chopped (I didn’t peel mine, but peel away if […]

fudge…the good stuff…

I have to say, my husband makes GREAT fudge. Yes, that’s a fudge smudge on his lip. And, yes, I did hug him. Several times. 🙂 Here’s his recipe for homemade, from scratch fudge. Ingredients: 2/3 cup cocoa 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup milk 6 T butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract In a sauce pan […]