50 Precious Words Writing Contest: THE VERY HUNGRY FOREST

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…

Maw Maw’s Fantastic Chocolate Pie!

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…

Irene’s Destruction!

Yesterday was a day of cleanup! As the sun rose, so did the neighborhood..it didn’t take long for the chainsaws to come out and ‘neighborly love’ to begin… I asked the boys at the dinner table last night what their favorite thing about the hurricane was (I figure there always has to be a good…

The morning after!

So last night kinda looked a lot like this.. and this… and this too… We decided to spend the night down in the unfinished basement…we have a pull out couch down there and we brought down a couple of matresses for the kids. We lost power for a bit, which meant we got to read…