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35 years and counting

This past week, DH and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary. It’s harder for me to get out than it used to be, but I didn’t want to miss our annual trip. For ten years we have been celebrating our anniversary by visiting daylily farms and finding new plants we would like to add to […]

menu plan monday ~ may 7, 2012

I had this post ready to go last Sunday evening, then we had four long days of intermittent and unreliable internet access. I couldn’t get on my blog, flickr or Netflix, just to mention a few. What a long four days!! It seems to be working this evening, so I’m posting this, even though it’s […]

menu plan monday ~ april 23, 2012

We have several people in the house not feeling well. And a birthday to celebrate Monday evening. Lots of yard work to do this week. Who knows what else will come up. At least the menu is ready! Monday Carry Out for a birthday dinner request Cherry Cheesecake birthday cake by request Tuesday Chicken and […]

menu plan monday ~ march 12, 2012

Spring weather and temps are predicted for this week. We’re looking forward to that! Lettuce is sprouting in our garden and the yard is full of daffodils. The bright, cheery bouquet in my craft room smells so good! I tried a new recipe Sunday, instead of having the spaghetti I had planned. Chicken and Dumpling […]

savoring every cup

D&J gave me a package of Ballard Blend coffee from the Java Bean Coffee Company for Christmas. It’s the best coffee I’ve ever had. Seriously. It’s organic, fair trade and salubrious, no less. Or so they say. …I had to look that one up… This morning I brewed a pot and now I’m down to […]

menu plan monday ~ january 2, 2012

We enjoyed keeping the twins overnight Saturday and are looking forward to having all three grands here for an overnight Tuesday. Last week, the girls were here and the twins had a ball playing games on their aunt’s phone. Everything is an adventure for them. And lots of fun for us. Here’s the menu for […]

menu plan monday ~ october 24, 2011

It’s high noon in the process of our son and his family moving from North Carolina to our area. Our son and daughter-in-law are packing the moving truck as we speak and should be rolling in tomorrow evening or Wednesday morning. DH flew to NC Saturday evening and drove the girls back yesterday. A fourteen […]

menu plan monday ~ june 27, 2011

We’re having a great time with our older son’s family who are here visiting for the week. The twins played in the mud puddles Sunday afternoon. DH reintroduced the girls to his mom, their great-grandma. And we’re getting and giving plenty of lovin’. Lots of fridge food (leftovers), so most of the time everyone does […]

menu plan monday ~ april 11, 2011

The redbuds and the apple trees are blooming. Spring is in full swing. Today we’re getting a nice rain. None of the severe storms that others far north of us had last night. Yesterday’s hot temps are cooler and more comfortable today. The first black swallowtail was spotted by DH. The dwarf iris ‘Baby Blessed’ […]

prayers for Japan

While we are not able to get our minds around the enormity of what has happened in Japan, we can trust that our God is bigger than and Master of anything that happens in His creation. We are praying for the people of Japan and for those who are there to help. We were glad […]