Daily Living (Page 2)

You can just imagine what the Little Lady’s thinking… What the heck’s going on in there??? Well, this is what’s going on in there! Fortunately, she’s having a pretty easy go with her teething. Just give her something to chew on and she’s a pretty happy camper. One of her favorite things toRead More →

  EDIT: Thanks to one and all for your suggestions. Now Mommy and Daddy are now armed with lots of ideas. The Little Lady will definitely be appreciative 🙂 Look what I just received… the Little Lady sitting up in her St. Patty’s garb. The green certainly brings out theRead More →

At eight years and two days old… Bug finally lost his first tooth. An event we weren’t sure was ever going to happen… although our dentist assured us his x-rays look great and the adult teeth would at some point show themselves. I guess it stands to reason that itRead More →

There is a ritual that has developed in our house. During dinner clean-up the girls want to have a dance party. This probably developed due to that fact that my husband and I both tend to turn on loud music while cleaning. So while the plates are being cleared someoneRead More →

As soon as the weather gets remotely nice, we move as much of our living outdoors as possible. This means more walk-abouts and backyard picnics. When my children were growing up, Apple Stackers were one of their favorite snacks. They could help me make them, and they were great to take on-the-go. (Note: After slicingRead More →

I hate keeping secrets… especially exciting and happy ones. But I’ve known about something for about 2 months and I’ve finally been given permission to blog about  it 🙂 My youngest son, Drew, and his wife Meghan, are going to be parents. They are expecting their first baby September 25 and weRead More →

Mmm… baking day… yummy apple bread…   INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. butter 1/2 t. salt 1 c. sugar 1 c. orange juice (can substitute with juice of choice) 1 1/2 T. milk 2 c. flour 2 eggs 1 1/2 – 2 c. chopped apples 1 t. baking soda Topping: 1 t.Read More →

My friend and I are hosting a Tea for another friend’s birthday. Nothing overly fancy. Just some good friends together in the gardens. I wanted to make little token gifts for everyone. After I made the Teeny Tiny Booklets I thought, "Hey, these would make cute little gifts." I boughtRead More →

Being an obsessive person, I have a tendency to have a one track mind. And at this time of year, it is near impossible to keep me indoors. My gardens call to me, and it would be down right rude, not to answer. So, this means I tend not toRead More →