Do you ever mourn certain clothes that you don't have anymore?
Clothing and jewelry can totally change your mood. Especially, something new, right?
Did you know this already?
I was going to a friends wedding, back in September 2009, and needed some new clothes. I had nothing at all to wear. I am not kidding when I tell you that I had nothing to wear either. So I went to the plus size big girl fancy pretty pricey store and went right to the clearance rack, but this little number below was calling my ... read more »
I am pretty darn sure that this is what we ate every weekend, all weekend long, during this super hot 2011Midwest summer.
It's shocking, right?
Grilled cheeseburgers and hot dogs........
Or, sometimes we'd get creative and have this...........
More cheeseburgers and hot dogs........
But then we shake things up a bit and I would make.........
Homemade macaroni and cheese and yummyIllinois sweet corn.............
to go along with our grilled cheeseburgers and hot dogs........
And generally ... read more »
And so we begin another year.......school year, that is......You know this isn't usually a blog about kids, but more about family, and usually not so much about family, as much as it's about loving the midwest and small town Illinois living, so very much of the time it's about the enjoyment I receive fromcooking homeade foods from recipes that have been passed down in my family, while also the step by step creation process of the handmade crafts and gifts that I like to give people that are not the norm,... read more »
Gosh, this summer has been busy in so many ways that I keep thinking that I'll sit down and blog or read blogs and then several days pass and I finally get to blogger and blogger is messed up or I actually am able to read and comment and blogger is having issues. So I am going to blog and blogger will not stop me from publishing because of a gliche-so there!(((Blowing cyber raspberries at techy problems)))Let's get the boring weather talk right out of the way.Finally, today, this summer hell-ish kind of ... read more »
Oh my goodness, we have been eating zucchini bread over the last couple of days and I consider ourselves to be very lucky people.
I think zucchini is so underrated and so today I am going to spotlight my very yummy mother in laws, God her rest her soul,recipe for zucchini bread.
Mine still doesn't quite taste like hers, no matter how many times I make it, but it is a very close second and so delicious and super easy!
Zucchini Bread Recipe
3 eggs well beaten
1 cup cooking oil
2 cups sugar
2 ... read more »
By the way this pic has nothing to do with my blog post it's just a cute pic of me and my granddaughter who was down for a visit a few weekends ago! I love her toothless grin. It's Priceless!
I have a case of the bloggy blues as I am unable to leave comments on others bloggers awesome posts.........I need youe expertise in helping me solve this problem.
I have a questions for bloggers, as well as, followers.
Lately, I have noticed that when I try to comment on blogs an... read more »
........................you really want to see them!Yes, we have see monkeys in this house.Now, are you really surprised about this?Brine shrimp are actually what they're called, but calling them Sea Monkeys sounds more fun, and that's what the company named them to get kids to buy them I would assume.Can you believe that big enormous whales eat crazy amounts of these little critters in the ocean and actually fill up on them?I'm pretty sure I wouldn't eat them.Well, pretty sure about that.No, I know I wo... read more »
HappySaturday to my fellow bloggers and readers!
Today I am happy to be hosting a guest blogger on Bundles of Blossoms. Her name is Margaret and her blog is called
I'll tell ya what.....
You can follow her right HERE
She's from Louisiana and always has so much to say.
So for todays blog she'll be giving you an update on my prior post yesterday about Swamp People. She was my "friend" that stood in line, in the awful heat and couldn't get Troy Landry's autograph,but was able to get in the buildin... read more »
So ,as well all well know................
I have a little well BIG love for Swamp People on History Channel. My long time friend, that actually lives in Louisiana, is going to Bastrop, LA today to get me Troy Landry's autograph.
Can you even believe that?
Now, that's a true friend!
All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you, Margaret, and I love you, love you, love, you!!!
This guy below, in this pic, is the man who is going to autograph a lil' sumpin' sumpin' f... read more »
So, we survived yet another weekend in the heat, because we swam all weekend and stayed cool.
We cooked out and actually ate out, too.
MenuBrats on the grill, mac n cheese, baked beans, garden tomatoes, corn on the cob and apple cinnamon applesauce. Totally a summer meal and delish!
My mouth is watering just typing it out.
We don't eat out that often so it's kind of a big deal. I used one of my birthday gift cards to take us all out to dinner which is how I like to pay. We had pizza, pizza bread, ch... read more »