As a child, I remember how Mom would bring home these dark red and purple jams from Grandma’s house. They were always sweet and thick, and they never lasted that long, being that they were gobbled up quite quickly. My maternal grandparents lived on a working farm. Well, by the time I came along they… Continue reading Jams vs. Jellies
So it’s been said that April showers bring May flowers, but in this case the “flower” set to bloom will be making her debut this July. Yes, a little girl is in the “baking” as I write this. I have known Rachel’s mother Teresa, for many many years, and ever since I found out that… Continue reading April Shower
The Christmas holiday came and went so quickly this year! It seems unfathomable that another year has whisked by in the blink of an eye. Why is it as we get older that time no longer seems to stand still? There is never enough time in the day to complete a list of tasks, yet… Continue reading Happy New Year!
My creative streak seems to be running amok, causing me to whip up items on a whim. I made this sign for my sister-in-law to use as a prop in her photography. It turned out so cute! Up close it looks like wood, and it’s been painted to look weathered and vintage. I don’t know… Continue reading Here’s Your Sign
I am now the proud owner of a brand new iPHONE 5. Yes the 5, not the 5s. Since Apple came out with the 5s they are discontinuing the 5, and to be honest there isn’t a huge difference between the two models. My husband decided it was time for me to get on the… Continue reading Hello?
This past Labor Day we celebrated my nephews 3rd birthday. Having earned the nickname “Tornado” during the terrible two stage, I am pretty sure my sister-in-law is ready for this natural disaster to slow down. Almost every kid has a theme for their birthday party, however his Daddy had a strong influence this year, and… Continue reading Who Ya Gonna Call?
You may recall a post from August 25 2012, in which I mentioned a very special young woman who called to inform me of her newly engaged status. Well, I am happy to announce that eight months later, she and her beau were married! I was very fortunate to have been invited to this small… Continue reading Love & Marriage