Quotes and Thoughts

Worthwhile Things I’ve learned- Personally or Vicariously

1.  Own a cast iron skillet. Or several. And learn how to properly use and care for them. 2a.  Life is too short for mediocre coffee and poor wine. Buy the best you can afford. 2b. Even if it is just for you. 2c. Especially if it is just for you! 2d. Sometimes a $2.99… Continue reading Worthwhile Things I’ve learned- Personally or Vicariously

Project of the Month

May Project of the Month- Graduate Two Teens & Maintain My Sanity

Two teens graduating, two freshmen next year, family coming over two weekends in a row for lots of people and lots of love overflowing. Graduate gifts to be purchased, traditional graduation projects for both schools to craft, reservations to make, photos still needing to be booked, housework to finish. Tears will be shed! We will… Continue reading May Project of the Month- Graduate Two Teens & Maintain My Sanity

Food and Drink

Everyone’s Irish Today… Irish Soda Bread from The Chew 3/17/15

P...and that is no more apparent than in our kitchens, right? How many of you are not Irish, but have a corned beef in the slow cooker? My mom's father was half Irish, so in his honor, we are having Irish Soda Bread with our Corned Beef and Cabbage. French bread, cracked wheat sandwich bread,… Continue reading Everyone’s Irish Today… Irish Soda Bread from The Chew 3/17/15

Food and Drink · Kindness and Gratitude

Sharing Cookies and Thoughts on Practice and Past Times…

So, there are these people who work for The Husband... they deserve more than cookies. Lol. I've seriously been meaning to get treats to them for a long time. This is quite a group of highly intelligent, dedicated, and really interesting people! I made a batch of chocolate chip cookies and crammed more than three… Continue reading Sharing Cookies and Thoughts on Practice and Past Times…

Book of the Month · Project of the Month

Boring Post Alert! Learning Camera Controls (Unless You Dig Photos of Shrimp Salad and Freshly Baked Bread)

I played around with my Christmas camera tonight, trying to make some headway into my February project- learn how to operate my Nikon 3300. I swear, I'm going to figure out this piece of technology and I am paging my way through my "Nikon D3300 For Dummies" book to help. Tonight I learned about several… Continue reading Boring Post Alert! Learning Camera Controls (Unless You Dig Photos of Shrimp Salad and Freshly Baked Bread)