Amish vegetables

We greatly enjoy fresh vegetables grown in the nearby Amish community in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Recently, a friend went there and brought back some tasty tomatoes and corn for us. If you have never visited an Amish community, you are missing a really pleasant and educational time. The Amish are reared speaking Pennsylvania Dutch, for which…

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Hippie purse

This is a hippie-style purse that I found on a great sale at JC Penney’s a while ago. It is made of corduroy patchwork, with a vinyl lining. Inside is also a handy zippered pouch. The front LOVE letters are vinyl with metal brads. There is also a cute tassel with some wooden beads hanging…

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*Happy 4th of July 2013*

Happy 4th of July to you all. Here in Alabama, it is raining. History has always been one of my favorite subjects. The Colonial and Frontier eras have always been interesting to me. The clothing, weapons, and architecture have really changed since back then, haven’t they? Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday. graphic:…

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Ghana, Africa

The above photo is of a boat in Ghana, Africa. A former British colony, The Republic of Ghana was created in 1957. The capital city is Accra, with over four million residents and thriving tourism. Located in west Africa, Ghana borders the Gulf of Guinea, Burkina Faso, the Ivory Coast and Togo. Cocoa, gold, and…

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Cats or dogs?

Good day, friends. I was just thinking, which do you prefer, cats or dogs? Currently I do not have either. In the past, I have owned both. They all lived long and happy lives. The cat was a Persian mix, and was white with blue eyes. He was not deaf, as some blue-eyed cats are.…

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~Memorial Day 2013~

Wishing you all a safe and happy Memorial Day. We remember those who served America and gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom: their very lives. I can remember when some people referred to this holiday as Decoration Day. Many people visit the resting places of their family members who lost their lives in war,…

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Italian feast

Do you all like Italian food? It is a family favorite around this house. Even the grandchildren love it. We prefer Barilla’s© Blue Box Thin Spaghetti pasta. Hunts’© 100% Natural Tomato Paste with McCormick’s© Oregano Leaves and fresh bell peppers are added. The bread is Marketplace© Italian Loaf. Some of us like to sprinkle Parmesan…

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⚘ Spring is here ⚘

Welcome Spring! This is one of my favorite times of the year. Well, usually the weather is warmer here in March. This year it has really gotten into a cold snap. The Iris flowers in the photo above are in our back yard. Hopefully the cooler temps won’t hurt them. It is supposed to be…

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It’s been a while…

Hello blog friends. Yes, it has been a while. Some events in my life have delayed blog posting. Last month, I fell and busted my 4 front teeth out. Ouch! So far, the healing is going OK. Hopefully the teeth will not die. They are bonded in. Last Saturday, one of my aunts came from…

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