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Week is gone
Friday, May 27, 2016      5 comments

What a week it has been. We have mainly been working on the apartment re-do. We got the baseboards installed and painted the light switch and outlet covers installed and installed the facial boards around the bathroom door (both sides) and aroun... Read more
Garden
Saturday, May 21, 2016      12 comments

Just a few photos of the garden. It is growing so slow this year due to cooler temps and cloudy days. ... Read more
Apartment Re-do
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      6 comments

We have been busy remodeling the apartment we have attached to the big shop. We don't rent it out but only use it for company when they come to stay. It was originally a workshop for me and was feather painted pink. Then years ago the youngest s... Read more
End of 21 day Diet
Saturday, May 14, 2016      6 comments

Well the end of my 21 day Hormone Reset diet is here. I have learned a lot about my body and my hubby has gotten on board in cheering me on. Used to be that he would sabotage my diet plans but after seeing how much better I'm feeling and that I'... Read more
Busy week again
Thursday, May 12, 2016      5 comments

Well we have been working in the apartment. The rain and damp weather has slowed our progress. We do have the ceiling in the main room painted and have textured the ceiling in the bathroom. We have filled in the holes in the walls in the bath an... Read more
Clematis
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      7 comments

We have several clematis vines and I just love them. About the time the iris wind down, these beauties begin their show. And the hummingbirds love them. We have lots of the wild trumpet vines that climb into our trees and the clematis is kin to ... Read more
more cleaning & organizing and diet
Thursday, May 05, 2016      7 comments

The cleaning and organizing is coming along slowly. The DIL married to the oldest son did not show up Tuesday night to go through the rest of the ceramics and junk so it will be packed to put in the yard sale. Wednesday we had appointment ... Read more
cool mornings and busy week
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      5 comments

Rains ended and was happy that we could eat out under the gazebo on Sunday. The youngest son and family visited our church and then came out and ate lunch with us. I fixed spaghetti and a big salad. I just ate salad and salmon since I'm still on... Read more
rain rain rain
Saturday, April 30, 2016      10 comments

We have had a solid 2 days of rain. We got a total of 8.5inches. Our garden looks good considering the water that went down the hill. We had put landscape timbers at the top and trenched the sides so the water more or less stayed out from washin... Read more
new diet
Friday, April 22, 2016      9 comments

I have somewhat started the new diet. I've cut out the sugars which wasn't to happen for a week or so. But already feel better. I have bought some foods I can eat and need to stock up on some veggies...preferably raw or frozen. I'm supposed to e... Read more
Busy time of the year
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      7 comments

I won't be posting much here as our busy time of the year has started. We are spending more time outside and away from the computer so if I don't post often, you will know why. We have the entire garden planted and may have to replant some ... Read more
Saturday woes!!!
Saturday, April 02, 2016      6 comments

Last year we ordered and planted some European plum trees from a catalog and this year we have peaches on them...NOT plums...a few years ago we ordered walnut trees and they wound up being chestnuts...ugg and we even hate chestnuts and they make... Read more
What a week
Friday, April 01, 2016      6 comments

Sometimes I wonder where the time goes. The pollen allergies have eased a little with rain washing the air out some. I worked in the shop and finally finished all the ceramics and firing and all. I have cleaned up some and boxed up all the left ... Read more
just some photos
Friday, March 25, 2016      8 comments

Hubby and I used to raise chickens for fresh eggs but it got quite expensive to feed them and we wound up giving away most of the eggs even though we eat one almost every morning for breakfast. So we gave our chickens to the middle son and now g... Read more
allergies and penny rugs
Thursday, March 24, 2016      9 comments

I've been suffering my usual spring allergies. Thinking I may need to start allergy shots this summer for next year. It has not been a good year for me so far. Second time to be sick this year and both times sinuses due to allergies. Seems to ge... Read more

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