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…

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…

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…

Spring Fling Kidlit Contest- The Yellow Snazzy Car

A kidlit contest based on a Gif? How could I NOT participate? Especially after coming across this fun Gif at Giphy.com that reminded me of an ever so popular Beatles tune about a submarine. Of course, there are rules… Child friendly. Under 150 words. MUST use a Gif as inspiration for the story. No other…

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…

Christmas Holiday Home Tour

Are you ready? Are your gifts wrapped and under the tree? Have you baked all the goodies, sung all the carols, and bought all your new lights because those strands you bought last season didn’t work like you’d hoped they would even though you never even unboxed those suckers much less plugged them in…have you…HAVE…

Drying Herbs & a Colonial Recipe

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…