What's for Dinner?

Okay, so once upon a time, I was really into meal planning and making monthly menus……..blah, blah, blah.  But, now I’m in a meal-planning-funk.  I am so bored and tired of the things that I normally cook.  Okay, enough of me whining. :)  So, I am trying a few new things this week.  Here’s whats […]

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Butterflies

Butterflies

For Christmas, my middle daughter received THIS as a gift from Nana.  We had to wait 3 long months before ordering our caterpillars, but March finally came, and the day we received them in the mail was much anticipated and so exciting! I didn’t take a lot of pictures of the process, because of the […]

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My Clean Little Secret…

My Clean Little Secret…

Okay, so don’t judge me, but I’m going to share with you a little secret I’ve been keeping.  (Not nearly as exciting as SOME people’s secret’s around here, but I digress…) I haven’t used shampoo in a month. There.  I said it.  And you’re still here?  Good.  Of course, I didn’t say I hadn’t washed […]

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Grilled Okra

Grilled Okra

Okay, so I know what you’re thinking.  Grilled Okra?  Really? Yes, really.  It’s scrumptious.  And it’s one of my 10 year old daughter’s favorite foods.  I have to admit, I was skeptical at first too.  I mean, I’m a good southern girl, and I like my okra the way God intended it… FRIED.  Mmm… and […]

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30 Days of Lists: Days 26-30

List 26:  Books I’d like to Read this Year 1.  Financial Peace Revisited by Dave Ramsey ~ We’re taking this class, but I haven’t kept up with the readings. 2.   Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen ~ An old favorite.  Have it in my mind recently to read it again. 3.  Black Heels to Tractor […]

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Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

Spring is in the air, and we are loving it!!  We’ve had the windows open, and the girls are spending lots of time outdoors.  The weather has been beautiful!  Here are a few “signs of Spring” photos that I thought I’d share with you. Roses.  We have a ginormous rose bush in the back yard […]

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Garden Update

Garden Update

It’s been a few weeks since I posted a garden update, so I thought I’d share how our garden is doing. These are our herbs.  With the exception of the dill (bottom right) and one tiny basil plant, all of these were planted as plants and not as seeds.  They are doing well.  We’ve clipped […]

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30 Days of Lists: Lists 21-25

List 21:  Things to do this Spring 1.  Watch my garden grow.  Yay! 2.  Celebrate daughter #2’s birthday. 3.  Request our pool tags for the neighborhood swimming pool. 4.  Spring Cleaning… continue to purge and organize 5.   Take more walks List 22:  Today I saw… 1.  My wonderful mother. 2.  The dove pair nesting […]

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Oatmeal Warm and Sweet

Oatmeal Warm and Sweet

This recipe comes from the Cloverdale Church of Christ Cookbook and was submitted by Tia Stone.  It is super yummy and will be eaten by people who claim to not like oatmeal. I am posting here because Mama Tutu bought 25 pounds of rolled oats, and her kids don’t eat oatmeal.  When I make this […]

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