what a week!

Baby girl bought her first car The key is hanging from her thumb…hard to see it, looks like she’s saying; “can’t touch this”! I cried. She didn’t know that. It was special. *** Baby boy’s football team played in the playoffs at Cowboy Stadium He’s #34 my butt used to look that good 🙂 ***Continue reading “what a week!”

31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 11 “A Picture Window”

Before I begin today’s “before and after” post I wanted to thank those who have sent emails, left comments here and on the facebook page. I won’t lie to you, it is gratifying to know that someone is interested in what you have to say. A few, including my wonderful supportive husband, have asked whyContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 11 “A Picture Window””

this little chair of mine

I have a chair issue Some would call it a problem or a obsession… but I don’t like those words this issue is not out of control but it does flare up every once and awhile I’m sure there are many of you who can empathize with me Could you resist buying this if youContinue reading “this little chair of mine”

mystery solved!

Yes…I’m showing you a photo of my compost dumping bin, not because it’s lovely, only because there is something lovely growing in it. I posted the “what is it?” question on my facebook fan page I have some really smart friends…they all pretty much figured it out. Without the help of the “hint-hint” photo BirdContinue reading “mystery solved!”

today’s bountiful harvest & a cute little spider

This morning I spent time in my humble little garden It’s already hot and muggy at 8:30, the only breeze is from the mosquitoes swarming around my ankles but… This was my bountiful harvest think I’m ready to tackle some acreage? Butter lettuce, beets, onions, banana peppers and tomatoes Somebody’s gonna have an awesome saladContinue reading “today’s bountiful harvest & a cute little spider”

curiously odd…i just had to share!

Ever wondered about these strange beings in your yard? Get ready to be either completely amazed or completely grossed out! eewww!!!  what’s that sticking out? I had to know…. so I went searching for answers. Google is my friend and my “go to” source for those really goofy questions have floating around in my headContinue reading “curiously odd…i just had to share!”

guess who came to dinner last night?

Yep! it was Bob! He looked amazing in his red suit He even accessorized with a sprig of fresh mint! Since I first posted about my very first tomato we’ve since found that the plant that Bob came from is a mass producing plant Bob now has about 16 siblings growing very nicely that isContinue reading “guess who came to dinner last night?”

A Successful Special Delivery

thank you Susie…they arrived today! this one goes in the “success” column! they are absolutely beautiful. My husband answered the door when the postman knocked He came into my office with a box from Iowa he asked; “what did you order now?” I thrust my chin upward in a prideful way and said, “nothing” (battingContinue reading “A Successful Special Delivery”

don’t eat the petunias

It’s been one of “those” days Ya know what I mean… I choose not to be negative about it for it will be gone tomorrow So I’ll just look and something beautiful Set my thoughts on something lovely Be thankful for all of my many blessings and move forward It’s Friday for crying out loud!Continue reading “don’t eat the petunias”