Planning ahead

I really don’t like all of the Christmas decorations showing up before Thanksgiving! I don’t know about you, but holidays have been stretched out WAY too long!  Every holiday occasion now seems to last weeks, and sometimes months.  It really seems to take the special out of it. I don’t do a lot of decorating …

Thankfulness

It’s one of my favorite times of year. I love the fall.  I love watching the trees become more colorful for a short time, then turn brown and shed their leaves.  Going from beautiful, lush green to brilliant color before they rest for the winter. Thanksgiving might be seen that way.  The summer growing season …

Busy Day

Today is going to be one of those non-stop days. We will be heading off to church soon. First things first. But tonight we are going to my sister's soon to be home to have a celebration! Her anniversary, and two birthdays! Brian is smoking a brisket on his Pit Boss smoker. As soon as …

Friends

Isn't it funny how you come across people, and all of a sudden you know exactly why they came into your life? Sometimes it will because you need their love, encouragement or support. Sometimes they will need the same. Sometimes you both do. It's funny.  I used to be painfully shy.  No really.  So shy …

Kombucha

Has anyone else tried making their own kombucha? If you haven't heard of it, it is a fermented sweet tea, full of good probiotics! Healthy for you, and even though it starts with sweet tea, a lot of the sugar gets eaten up by the yeast, so not bad for you. It forms this weird, …

Playing Catch Up

I have been missing for a couple of weeks. Work, a trip to visit my sister in the wine country, playing catch up with work, canning, soap, garden, including picking off at least 35 - 40 tomato hornworms, and a little of everything else. Sometimes everything becomes a distraction, but time to get back to …