If You Give A Girl Some Spray Paint. . .

Remember the chicken planter my daughter and son-in-law gave me when I came home from the hospital?  I love it.  I really do.  When they gave it to me, my daughter said, “Mom, you’ll probably want to paint it”.  Well, she was right.  The more I looked at her (the chicken) the more I was picturing […]

The King Is In The Garden!

Last week while weeding the sugar snap peas, I saw a little visitor.  It was a baby Eastern King snake.  I’m not afraid of snakes, just frogs, but I did crawl away from it.  Well, Saturday, Hubs had to rescue baby’s mommy (or daddy) from the bird netting we’re using to cover our cherry trees with.  […]

Wrensday: Gardener’s Candy

Sugar Snap Peas. Fresh from the garden. That’s all I have to say. We’ve serve them with our favorite homemade Ranch dressing: Ranch Dressing: 1 tsp. kosher salt1 tsp. garlic powder4 tsp. dried minced onion1 tsp. ground pepper1 tsp. sugar1 1/2 tsp. paprika1 1/2 tsp. parsley1 cup mayonnaise (homemade is our favorite)1 cup buttermilk (make […]

Unusual Desk Accessories

 I was looking for something to dress up the desk my husband made me for Christmas.  I didn’t like any of the usual containers found in the office supply stores.  I kept noticing cute white milk-glass containers in the thrift stores and decided to pick up a collection and put them to work.  The tallest one […]

Wrensday: After The Rain

I love to walk around the garden after a Spring rain and take photos of the flowers.  There’s just something special about how fresh the colors appear.  And the scent. . . oh the scent! Rose Peony Old Shrub Rose Of course, there were other precious things blooming in the garden that had nothing to […]

More Uses For Coconut Oil

One of the ways I’m eating healthier is choosing healthy fats.  Remember, good fats are not the enemy of our bodies – bad fats are.  We actually need to have healthy fats to orchestrate the absorption of vitamins and minerals.  Good fats are the vehicles that the vitamins and minerals ride around in (yes, I’m […]