For the past couple of years I have been bringing my herb cuttings indoors to dry for use over the winter, but this year I decided to take it one step further and add some foliage and flowers to the mix in the hopes of making my own potpourri. Anyone ever done this before? Tips… Continue reading Drying Herbs & a Colonial Recipe
It's Halloween again, yay for candy! Er...I mean costumes!!! And of course I can't break tradition an NOT write a Halloween story for entry into Susanna Leonard Hill's Halloweensie Contest. I don't break tradition. Though I didn't put up my Halloween decor this year, so I guess that I do. What I meant to say was...I TRY… Continue reading TIGER, SPIDER, SPELL… & HALLOWEEN COSTUME THROWBACKS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!
I've decided to stop. Stop waiting for the right time to post pictures. Or write about all the things. I have so many ideas and want-to's that I think I get bogged down with them all and end up not getting to any of them. Anyone else ever feel like this? Life is busy. Crazy… Continue reading What are you waiting for?
We had a really big rain/wind storm the other day and I learned something new... Crabbers, (Watermen? Fishermen? Guys who go out on boats and drop pods for crab...Crabbers?) whatever you want to call them, are simply crazy! Nuts! Loco! Ya'll, I watched their boats bounce back and forth, to and fro, side to… Continue reading Crabbers are Crazy & Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake
It's time again for Vivian Kirkfield's 50 Precious Words Contest, hurray! The What- Write a children's story with a beginning, middle, and end. ONLY use 50 words or less! Is she kidding? Nope! Can it be done? Yep! Want to see for yourself? Go ahead...Click Here! But before you head over to Vivian's blog where… Continue reading 50 Precious Words Writing Contest: THE VERY HUNGRY FOREST
You're back, yay! Ready to see the inside of our new-old-farmhouse? Great! But first, why don't you grab a few boxes and help a girl out, ha! Too bad it doesn't work like that. Want to hear a funny story? It goes like this... It was a dark and windy night (I'm afraid of the… Continue reading Our New-Old-Farmhouse!
Today is the day! It’s Get-the-Keys-to-our-new-Old-house day! And not just any old house mind you, a beautiful HISTORIC farmhouse that sits right on the water! It. Is. Gorgeous! And it's on base. On the water. A FARMHOUSE! And I can't believe they're letting us live there. And it's on the WATER! Want to see it? Of… Continue reading Today is THE Day!
Hooray for Christmas! Hooray for Santa! Hooray for twinkling pine trees, and hot cocoa, and chocolate-candy-fudge filled with nutty-nougat centers topped with marshmallow-creme snowman blobs and twisted peppermint candy-cane crush! Sorry, that got a little winded and weird, but I can't help it, it's Christmastime and I am giddy about every last bit of… Continue reading BURRO’S CHRISTMAS WISH: A Holiday Contest Tale
I love book trailers. I don't know if it's the music, the art, the creativity, or all of the above, but I just can't get enough. And since it's Christmas and there's that whole 12 days thing, and since It's the season for sharing, and since I can't bake you a Christmas cake and send… Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas Picture Book Trailers
Halloween's a'comin and the tricks have already started around here. And by tricks I mean the sort where you sit at your desk for four agonizing hours trying to figure out how to improve the layout of your blog, I do not recommend this for anyone even half as technically challenged as yours truly, and… Continue reading Halloweensie Story: Cordelia the Chicken’s Halloween