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My House story
Thursday, July 11, 2013      7 comments

I shared this on a team here and decided maybe others would like to know my house story. I love old worn things. I'm going to tell you about my house..We built a house down in Louisiana when my hubby and I married. We combined families. His... Read more
Monday, July 08, 2013      7 comments

Today the garden chores have slowed down. I got up early since the heat and humidity has come back ...and picked 2 gallons of blueberries. Hubby had to run out to the DILs to get their dog. She had died last night so he brought her home since we... Read more
Another busy day
Sunday, July 07, 2013      10 comments

Today has been another busy day. Didn't have time to go to church ...when the garden comes off, we have to stay after it. So this has been my day.... Started my day at 6:30 and picked 2 gallons of blueberries while hubby picked 2 bushels of pe... Read more
8 Healthy Summer Foods to Add to Your Diet
Saturday, July 06, 2013      8 comments

This is an excerpt from Eating Well 1.Corn: Nothing says summer like fresh sweet corn. And did you know that two antioxidants—lutein and zeaxanthin—in corn may act like natural sunglasses, helping to form macular pigment that filters out som... Read more
Random shots of past week
Friday, July 05, 2013      7 comments

Just thought I would add a few pictures to show you the products of my work this past week. First our dill pickles. Then the salsa: ... Read more
Thursday, July 04, 2013      5 comments

Did you know in WW2 that the government set up canning kitchens. People had victory gardens and they would take their fresh produce to the community kitchen and use the canner... Read more
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      4 comments

Phew!!! What a few busy days we have had. One good thing about all the chores is......I've gotten so much exercise. Ok where do I begin. We did have a nice visit from one of the DIL's on Sunday along with Miss Molly. We picked 3 gallons of blueb... Read more
Nightmare weekend.
Sunday, June 30, 2013      11 comments

We had made plans to drive to the southern part of our state where my SIL lives to go to the tomato farms and buy tomatoes so we could make salsa this year. You can get cull tomatoes for $3per 5gallon bucket. So was going to be a good buy and ge... Read more
life lessons
Thursday, June 27, 2013      6 comments

Can't say much more.... Read more
Garden bounty
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      8 comments

Hubby and I have been busy today. First I picked 2 gallons of blueberries. It takes me about an hour a gallon. Got up early and did this before the heat set in. Next I was... Read more
Whimsical Sheep Rug
Monday, June 24, 2013      11 comments

I had found a free cross stitch pattern on the internet and had worked this design in cross stitching and loved it so much that I enlarged it and drew it up for rug hooking. ... Read more
Man in the moon
Sunday, June 23, 2013      6 comments

Did you see it last night. It came up early and even though it was still somewhat daylight, the moon was so easy to see. It rose in the east above the mountains and by 9p.m. was high enough to get a good photos. And since this is the biggest moo... Read more
More photos from around the homeplace
Saturday, June 22, 2013      12 comments

This year we have grown a lot of beans and peas in our garden. We had ideas to make a 3 bean salad pickle mix. The problem with trying to do that is your green beans come off ... Read more
Photos from my new camera
Friday, June 21, 2013      9 comments

I have really been enjoying this new camera. It sure takes photos much clearer and nicer than my old one. So thought I would share some. This is Fredrick VonBlackballs. (Freddy) My name here on SP is taken from his name but in a little nic... Read more
New Camera
Thursday, June 20, 2013      7 comments

There is something about getting a new "play toy" that will really perk you up, especially after being so sick as I was. I had an old Canon camera that wasn't that expensive ... Read more

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