how to make fresh strawberries last longer

How to Make Fresh Strawberries Last Longer

A couple of weeks ago my husband declared that he really did not love strawberries anymore…REALLY???  How can you not love strawberries?  Well, I did not want to give up my little addition with strawberries…so I decided to see if there was anything that I could do to make my strawberries last a little longer, since I am the only one eating them.  I came across this wonderful post from “To Simply Inspire” and I decided to try it to make fresh strawberries last longer (more…)

sour cream lemon pie with pecan crust

Sour Cream Lemon Pie with Pecan Crust

My husband and I used to go to Marie Calendar’s when there was one near our home and I would ALWAYS order a slice of sour cream lemon pie for dessert.  But since there are not any MC restaurants nearby anymore…I decided that I would try to make a  copy of that pie that I loved so much!sour cream lemon pie with pecan crust (more…)

Memorial Day Thought

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day Everyone!

Memorial Day Thought

I would like to thank all those men and women..and their families… that have served our country  in all of our behalf!   Some have given the ultimate sacrifice so that all of us can enjoy our freedom!  Freedom is not free, but I am so grateful for all of those brave service men and women who have willingly protected our freedom.

I am thrilled to see that our country is finally recognizing all those Vets that have served in the earlier wars with the “Honor Flights” and to truly give them the honor that they have so rightfully earned!

Thank you to all Veterans that have so willingly served.  You are our true HERO’S!

Hope you all have a great weekend and that you can remember and honor all those “Hero’s in your life! 

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Jr. Outdoor Enthusiasts

 My husband and I had two of our grandsons staying with us for a few days while their parents were away on a business trip.  They were so much fun and they were soooo good!  I kept commenting how well they got along…unlike my two oldest boys, when they were that age…that could not be in the same room for 15 minutes without a problem!  :)cute grandkidsAren’t they a couple of heart-breaker boys!


easy rosemary garlic Parmesan rolls

Easy Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Rolls

I hope that you all had a great weekend.  It rained here all weekend…but that is okay because we need the water.   I did not have to go out and water all of my pots, so that was a bonus!    We have had two of our grandsons staying here with us and they have been so fun to have.  I will give you a recap of what we have done in the next post!

Today I have a great 

(recipe, if you can really call it that!)

way to make easy Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Rolls!

easy rosemary garlic Parmesan rolls


frosted marshmallow brownies

Frosted Marshmallow Brownies

I hope that everyone had a great Mother’s Day weekend!  We had rain ALL day on Saturday,  (which we need, so it was great!) it was a perfect day to stay inside and work on some of my sewing projects!  Then the sun came out on Sunday and it was a beautiful day!

I hope that you all got to enjoy your weekend and spend some time with those that you love!

I used to make these brownies a lot when my kids were younger and I have not made them for years now…but I thought that they would be a great treat for my “Sugar Sunday”. (I am trying to only eat sugar one day a week and it is on Sunday, so my friend and I have started calling it “Sugar Sunday!)frosted marshmallow brownies


Patio Table Re-do

Patio Furniture (Re)-Makeover

A few years ago I did a patio furniture makeover.  I made new chair pads and painted all of the chairs and the table.  It looked great when I did it…but with time it had faded and did  not look all that good anymore!  So I decided that it was time for a Re-makeover!  Is there such a thing???patio furniture makeover (more…)

lavender bath salts

Relaxing Lavender Bath Salts

Here is one of the easiest DIY project that you will find.  It is 2 ingredients and takes just minutes to make!  It doesn’t get much easier for a relaxing, soothing bath to soak your tired body!lavender bath salts

 There are only two ingredients – Epsom salts and lavender essential oil! (more…)