Awe-Snickerdoodles!!! The list came out and I'm NOT on it! I would be lying if I said it didn't sting just a little. Somebody ought to make an 'anti rejection stick' for aspiring authors....Believe me, there's a market for it! I'm glad I entered the contest (Susanna Hill's Third Annual Holiday Contest 2013) though. I… Continue reading Awe-Snickerdoodles!
I guess you could say this December I'm trying new things. Some have not worked out so well....others I'm still waiting it out! What am I talking about? Well.... I've had the same artificial green Christmas tree for the last 13 years. It has seen tinsel, old fashioned icicles, garland galore...and well, frankly I was… Continue reading NOEL
Maggots! Are you grossed out just by that word? Well...how about if I told you there were maggots...IN...MY...VAN! You're already judging me aren't you? Do you have 4 kids? Have you ever tried to keep tabs on 4 kids and what they are bringing into your car at all times? Some things will always escape… Continue reading What’s In Your Van?
Gosh, It really has been a while since my last post! I'd like to tell you that I've been on a long vacation breathing in fresh mountain air, but its been nothing of the sort! Seems I've picked up a few extra chores here lately as Chicken tore his achilles and Henry broke his ankle...both… Continue reading The good, the bad & we don’t do ugly!
Today is National Pie Day...one of my favorite days of the year! I decided in honor of the pies, I would make my favorite....my Great Grandmother's (Maw Maw) Fantastic Chocolate Pie! I realize the pie's not perfect, but whoever heard of a perfect 'pretty' homemade pie? One bite of this and I'm sitting in a… Continue reading Maw Maw’s Fantastic Chocolate Pie!
Have you ever worked really hard at something only to find that you've been doing it wrong the entire time? Jeez... I feel like I've been banging my head on the wall and just realized that it was getting me nowhere....because it was the WRONG wall! So now I've chosen another wall....I'll let ya know… Continue reading The wall
Christmas is such a wonderful time of the year...our sweet baby Jesus was born, the jolly sentimental songs, The Christmas Story on T.V. (you'll shoot your eye out!) and Charlie Brown, snowy clydesdale commercials, cheery houses adorned with lights, nostalgic wrapping paper, friends & family get togethers, Santa Claus and 'ol Rudolph, and as much… Continue reading Christmas Joys!