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Garden time

Sunday, May 26, 2013      13 comments

Thought you might like a peek at our garden. The barrels in front are our potatoes. We don't eat many potatoes and just like new potatoes with our fresh green beans. We have ... Read more


Saturday, May 25, 2013      9 comments

I'm so very thankful for the good Lord giving me 34 wonderful years with my best friend and husband. Have been having a lovely anniversary today. Laid back and restful. Doing... Read more

Miss Molly's big brother

Friday, May 24, 2013      11 comments

Most here have heard me talk of Miss Molly. She is my youngest son's daughter. She is named for my mother and grandmother. She has a big brother who is our step grandson. We a... Read more

Life is short

Thursday, May 23, 2013      9 comments

We need to live like there is no tomorrow but in a healthy way. Put people, especially family and friends before things. And remove those things from our lives that are not r... Read more

Bottle tree

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      12 comments

I have been wanting a botttle tree for a few years now. Last year hubby cut down a large cedar tree as his sister and I wanted a larger bottom part with branches to set on ou... Read more

A little bit of heaven on earth

Tuesday, May 21, 2013      10 comments

This is what our place looks like when it is sunny out. Today we are waiting on storms to come in. We are in line for all the weather than Oklahoma and Texas gets before us. ... Read more

Gathering Wool

Monday, May 20, 2013      5 comments

I spent a fun day playing mad scientist and dyed wool. I think I did 8 pots of dyeing. These are the colors I turned out with. It started out thinking I would just overdye so... Read more


Sunday, May 19, 2013      8 comments

People make time for the things they like to do in their lives. I make time now to walk. I enjoy my walks even on the days that my allergies act up due to privet hedge bloomi... Read more

Strong willed

Saturday, May 18, 2013      6 comments

Do you consider yourself strong? I may not be so strong in my body and things in life can beat you down but how you react is the solution. I'm a very strong willed person so t... Read more

Trip to Iris farm

Friday, May 17, 2013      12 comments

We took a last minute trip to the north part of our state to the Ozark Mountains. I have a friend who has in iris farm and have been given iris from her from time to time. Ir... Read more

Loving oneself

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      6 comments

You know until you can love yourself just the way you are...warts and is hard to love others. As women and mothers we are taught to take care of others and put others... Read more

Good life

Monday, May 13, 2013      8 comments

Choosing to make your life good is like choosing to be happy. I choose a good life and therefore my life is terrific. Wouldn't have it any other way. I may not be rich or poo... Read more

Creating Something better

Sunday, May 12, 2013      5 comments

I'm looking at this 8 weeks of the 5% challenge as creating myself all over again. And creating myself better. More exercise is definitely in the works.... Read more

Fly Away

Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

The first picture is of a Canadian geese pair flying across a lake we visited last week. I thought it so went... Read more


Friday, May 10, 2013      5 comments

This is such a good reminder.... Read more

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