A bouquet of tulips in February definitely helps to ward off the typical blahs of mid-winter. I recommend this for every family's table. The benefits outweigh the expense easily. Choosing fresh flowers at our Hayward Wal-mart can take a minute. I think we must get the last of the supply up here and some of… Continue reading Winter Flowers
Saturday Evening Blues
I found this as a draft. It belongs back there in July somewhere last summer. I'll post it here as a back flash. We are glad that it really was not quite this bad over all to be "empty nesters" for a few weeks. Just like that, it has hit again, a… Continue reading Saturday Evening Blues
The Table At Home
Because Lisl showed us her pretty table on her post , I decided to show her/you, ours, as well. I love the colors of fall decor. Warm and cozy, earthy colors. The birds are enjoying the deer tallow hung there in the window. It's a yucky, butcher-y looking thing and I don't know why I… Continue reading The Table At Home
Is It Fall Yet?
Yesterday, after a long day of working on apple sauce, we had a nice candle lit supper of taco soup and salad. At ten when the guys got home we enjoyed Amy's warm apple pie and ice cream by the crackling fire in the living room. Yes, it is officially fall now. Hurray! Let the… Continue reading Is It Fall Yet?
Summer Stone House Living
Amy gave the old root bound and beautiful hanging potted house plant a "hair cut" and couldn't bear to throw the lovely leaves away. So we decided to root them. The blue jars make perfect vases for the project.I found these books at the used shop this week: Stones Into School by Greg Mortensen, It's… Continue reading Summer Stone House Living