Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Garden Gab, Expansion Edition

My sweet husband is expanding my garden area.  Here are some pictures of the expansion progress.     I hope you have had a super week. I’ll be back on Monday. XOXO Advertisements

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Guest Posts, Revisited…

Last year I was luck enough to have some wonderful guest posters during my vacation. Due to my poor planning, I have no guest posts this time.  That means I’d like to revisit last year’s posts. Monday—Lane on all things domestic, a guest post. Tuesday—Tasty Taco Soup, a guest post by Michelle Wednesday—Hidden Treasures, a …

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Last year’s vacation

Last summer we went to the Texas coast.  We had a wonderful time.  I will have a similar group of posts for this summer’s vacation I am sure, but until I return…. Let’s revisit last year’s posts.   I’ve seen miles and miles of Texas   On the road again……..   Down by the sea…. …

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Happy Father’s Day!

To all the Dads, Granddads, and Papas out there…… Happy Father’s Day! Dads are such an important part of a child’s life. Having active, positive male role models is important for both boys and girls. I’m happy and blessed to have a wonderful husband who is an excellent role model for our son and an …

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Garden Gab, Loss

My 1st tomato child (first tomato plant I planted) is dying. This year is the 1st year since I began gardening, 3 years ago, that my tomato plants have been fruitful. Tomatoes are hard for me for some reason. 😦 The leaves began to take on a golden hue. I went to my favorite garden …

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Trippin’

I talked earlier this week about our vacation plans. We’re driving to Alabama from our home in Texas. I’ve very little idea what we’ll do while we are there…….because we’re going to visit with family. Family I have not seen in over 20 years. A nephew and 2 nieces I have never met. My sister …

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Carrot Raisin Salad

One of my favorite summertime salads is carrot raisin salad. It is creamy and fresh. With all the parties, get-to-gethers, pot lucks, barbecues, and what not’s that the summer brings….a good creamy side dish is always a welcome thing! What you need: 4 cups carrots, shredded 1 cups raisins 1/3 cup salad dressing, miracle whip …

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Let there be pink!!

Summer means…… Pink Hair for the almost 13 year old. Don’t worry, it will wash out before school starts. Summer means…. Fresh from the garden watermelon. Summer means….. Homemade Ice Cream Lightly Adapted from a recipe in my ice cream maker’s owners manual. 1 cup of fresh or frozen fruit. (I used blackberries) 1/2 cup …

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How did Friday get here so quick?

Dude. It’s Friday. Totally snuck up on me. Summer is busier than any other season for me. The tween and teen are home all day since school out. There are church trips, vacations and lots of outdoor fun. Here are a few pictures of what I’ve been up to this week. Harvesting corn. And making …

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Garden Gab, Blooms and Bugs

I’ve got some beautiful blooms going on. And Gnomes….we have a blue hat and a red hat. Not choosing a side. Bug eggs….. And blasted baby bugs. I missed the first few sets of eggs…apparently.

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