Homemade Tallow Balm

I don’t always smear cow fat all over my body…oh wait, yes I do! Hang with me here… I’m not talking about just any ‘ol cow fat, I’m talking about the goodness we call Tallow Balm! Never heard of it? Well, by definition, Tallow Balm is a nutrient-rich moisturizer that is made from high-quality beef…

The Making of a Magazine…

When I planted those first seeds many years ago, little did I know that they would outgrow my garden. For many years I dug, planted, and grew, bloom after bloom. Then I decided to try my hand at produce. That was a whole other beast! There were many triumphs and just as many fails, but…

It’s 2021…Time to start planning!

We’ve been on this road called military life for the past 27 years. Twenty seven YEARS! 2022 will make 28, and yes, I’m including the two years prior to our wedding when Chicken graduated from The United States Naval Academy as we had already been dating for three years at that point! Do you know…

Garden Tour

My gardens are running behind this year. It seems like every time I thought about putting out seeds and seedlings we would get another frost warning. So I waited. Knowing I only have one more growing season after this one left at this property, I’ve been anxious and in a hurry to get all-the-things accomplished…

FRIDAY FRENZY- Wimbley the Wonder Boy

Ya’ll know I love children’s picture books. I love writing them. I love reading them. I love oogling (is that a word?) over the amazing art in them. They just make me happy. But it has been a while since I posted a Friday Frenzy featuring a picture book. Why? Because wouldn’t you know the…

Plot Twist!

Happy Friday ya’ll! Anybody else having to look at the calendar just to be certain of what day it is? I must say, without the hustle and bustle of early morning lunch packing and school drop off’s my days have become a bit muddled, which I honestly don’t mind. Actually, I am enjoying them immensely….

Who knew? The 80’s, That’s Who.

    Ya’ll ever look back at 80’s song titles and realize how they could narrate your life today? For instance, Living In A Box takes on a whole new meaning now doesn’t it? Or how about Searching…because seriously, who hasn’t been searching for that coveted roll of bum-wipes? Which in turn leaves us all…

January Video Short & Seed Catalogs

A this little birdie video short for you…   And what better to go with a January video than flower & veggie seed catalogs? This crazy warm weather has me hankering for Spring! The Hardest part is trying to figure out what I want to grow this go around. So many choices! What are some…