T-8 hours

AKA – Dishes are still spinning …  Lil Sis will be home in 8 hours.  She has left Ghana, and is making her way from Amsterdam as I type.  I will be so glad to have her back in Michigan!!! We got… Read More

Et … VOILA!!!

Just like that – Thanksgiving is over; We had a recipe-FAIL; and I’m missing a decent portion of the tip of my thumb.  VOILA! For a hot second, DH was ‘proud’ of himself for pulling together Artichoke Spinach Pinwheels … the link… Read More

It’s the 20 Year Anniversary …

Of turning 29 … Yep, that’s what I celebrated this week.  I’ve spent the last several years avoiding specific numbers, while I slowly acknowledge – and am just about ready to – fully gear-up – and possibly embrace … turning 50 (read:… Read More

Cooler weather …

Time to get out of the pool and back into the swing of things!  DH got a bit ahead of himself … and bought a boat.  I have to say, though – I like the view from inside the pond (boat)! I… Read More

Oh My Goodness – It’s been a while …

I’m not dead … YET!  It’s just been an absolutely INSANE few weeks! Lets recap:  The twins turned 21 … SAGE WORDS:  Life doesn’t get any easier as they age – Just Sayin’!  I’ve got a kid in Ghana RIGHT NOW!  It’s… Read More

Busy, but with down-time

We had a great week!  Lots of afternoon pool time, lots of puppy play time, some computer work and a bit of studio card time! But first … Chloe’s posse turned 7 wks old.  They are so fun to play with and… Read More

Waterlogged … and happy!

Spent as much time in the pool as possible this week.  So, I managed to get ‘sun-kissed’ and pruney-wrinkly fingers.  Of course, that much time in the pool meant not much cooking happening in the kitchen (and a large amount of liquid… Read More

November 17-24, 2017

Wow, what a week!  We started with Arts & Greens … A special Thank You(!) to all who stopped, shopped and visited with us!!!  We had a great time, despite the torrential pouring of rain that was oozing down the greenhouse wall,… Read More

Marching On …

What an A$$-kicking week!  Sent our youngest off for Boot Camp (x4 months).  I can’t tell you how many times the ER nurse/Momma Bear in me was in conflict.  But, he is 20 years old – makes his own decisions … and… Read More

CowBell & the Baboon Aszzz …

Chloe got through her first heat.  Good golly it was painful!  I needed to take pseudo-affected ibuprofen through-out the whole ordeal!   So, let’s just describe the hot-mess, horror story with her rear end swelling to a situation x300 % base-line, combined… Read More