Ok, so the actual quote was, “Do we have to do chores when we’re dead?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!” Head thrown back lips making a perfect rainbow tears dripping off of her chin open palms flung downward This. This is the drama. I can’t deny. They all come by it honestly. My family will attest. Growing up, the world… Read More Chores When We’re Dead????
Have you ever had one of those sets of days that just stuck it to you? We’ve been healthy this year. I am so very thankful. Last year we were plagued with multiple strains of the flu as well as strep and bronchitis that probably morphed into pneumonia (are you supposed to make gurgling and… Read More Purify This!
ACE toddles towards the massive mastiff/Rhodie, arms outstretched. Lucy sits motionless as little arms wrap around her neck plump hands pat pat her back. Lucy lays on her side on the cool kitchen floor. ACE leans over and plants her forehead on Lucy’s side babbling affectionately. ACE waves from her high chair and drops morsels… Read More She Loves Lucy
A throwback blog post! How does the saying go? Ah, yes, two things you can always be certain of — death and taxes. We, in the United States, all face the latter on a daily basis. We, in our household, faced the former last week. My Mima went “home.” It wasn’t a long, drawn out process…in… Read More Death Sucks
A throwback blog post! I am so very thankful for my health, and the health of my family. When we hit a brief patch of illness, I am ever more thankful. We hit one of those yesterday and last night. Ugh. Little Bit (EJ) on an ornery day Little Bit (EJ), at… Read More A Night of Blow-outs Where There Were No Tires
A throwback blog post! It’s strawberry season! I’m always looking for something new and yummy to do with the huge amount of strawberries in my fridge. I love that Aldi has their strawberries for 99 cents a pint! So…each time I go in, I buy about a gallon’s worth of strawberries. My fridge is bursting… Read More Homemade Strawberry Syrup
“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 A famous tightrope walker had strung his rope out over Niagara Falls. People came from miles around to see him make it safely from one side to the other. He asked the crowd, “Who here believes that I can make… Read More If I Can See It, It’s Not Faith
A throwback blog post! It’s true. Kefir is a wonder food. “I wonder what kefir is!” “I wonder why in the heck someone would actually drink that!” “I wonder what good it will do my body today!” When I first heard about kefir, I was adamantly opposed to it. My understanding was that it was… Read More Kefir – Wonder Food
Is anyone else here with me: Unable to keep up with life…. Rarely feeling like I am keeping all of my plates in the air…. One meal leads to the next meal and then the next…. (Why do they want to be fed.every.meal????) Laundry is finished for maybe five seconds…maybe…. Toilets need to be cleaned.… Read More When I’m Not Enough, Drowning, Failing – Gotta Change My Focus
Another first — I made homemade pesto last night!…and I mean the real deal, not a Knorr packet or some other such substitution with things in it that I struggle to pronounce. (Don’t get me wrong — I’ve made my share of packet pesto. This beats its socks off!) Nope, this is a relatively quick… Read More Homemade Pesto – Yeah, Baby!