Exhausted might not be the best word for the holiday season, but it's certainly appropriate. And it's not from the usual holiday merriment. Come with me on a tour of my last couple months. Buckle up buttercup, it's been a wild ride. Back in July, during all the lockdowns, I was uncharacteristically an over-achiever when … Continue reading Whirlwind holiday season
It's been quite a long time since I shared a bit of chocolate wisdom. If you don't know what I'm talking about, Chocolate Wisdom are the tidbits of inspiration one finds when unwrapping a piece of Dove chocolate...Raspberry & Dark Chocolate Promises to be exact. I'm sharing this for Quotography's "something sweet" theme this week. … Continue reading Chocolate Wisdom
How are you doing with the Hallmarkization of the holidays this year? Are they living up to your expectations? What are your expectations? I love Christmas. I love the songs, the decorations, the idea of festive activities. I look forward to it all year. I start listening to Christmas music before the Thanksgiving turkey is … Continue reading Holiday hoopla
If you want to test the resolve of your marriage, build a fence together....or a house (or two)....or renovate a kitchen. Entrepreneur and I have done the first two successfully. The third is still a work in progress and a test of patience. If you've been following the kitchen reno demo you know we're giving … Continue reading Bare bones…and not much cooking either
Do you ever feel like this? Dry and dead with no life left? This was the state of one of our holly bushes we planted in April. It was flourishing until.....the scorching 100 plus degree heat burned almost every leaf on it. Regardless of the amount of water most of the leaves fell off, leaving … Continue reading Die or Fight?