Harvest Yummies

It finally stopped raining here long enough for us to get into the garden and start reaping some of our bounty.  The radishes look so yummy.  We are planning on having them and the fresh onions later today as a snack.  I also love them in a nice lettuce salad.  Although our planted lettuce isContinue reading “Harvest Yummies”

What Earth Day Means to Me

Everyone has different views about Earth Day.  Growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, Earth day used to mean “hippies”.  Now that I am older and wiser, I know it means having a great respect for Mother nature.  I am very fortunate, as I grew up in a farming community very close to a bigContinue reading “What Earth Day Means to Me”

Pictures Optional

Well I learned this weekend, I’m a photographer fail.  We are having some spectacular weather this weekend, so we decided to drive up to Lake Michigan to shop and drive around a bit.  We stopped at a small beach and I took a couple of pictures.  So this morning, I thought to myself “those picturesContinue reading “Pictures Optional”

Early Garden Time — Finally

Warmer weather has begun making an appearance around here.  This year in our area (much like most of the country), we have had a wicked winter.  Finally, the weather has broken a bit and it looks like it will be at least a little somewhat warmer.  Earlier this week, when I got home from work – Larry surprisedContinue reading “Early Garden Time — Finally”

Losing Weight My Way

I have made the decision I want to lose some weight and get healthier. Unfortunately, there is no magic pill or solution to lose weight fast (in a healthy way).  From my own experience, I am most successful when I follow a few key things.  I am in no way a health professional and myContinue reading “Losing Weight My Way”

What’s for Dinner Sweetie?

How often do you hear “what’s for dinner sweetie”?  Over the last few months, we have begun meal planning.  We were looking for a way to save on our grocery bill, as it seemed like were spending a lot on groceries and not really getting much bang for our buck.  Not only do we alwaysContinue reading “What’s for Dinner Sweetie?”

Spring Break!!!

Thank goodness it is finally Spring Break time.  Many of you are leaving the awful weather of the north and going to warmer climates. Recently, we travelled to Florida from the mid-west. Although we wanted to have as much fun as possible, we really didn’t want to break the bank.  We decided to be adventurousContinue reading “Spring Break!!!”

Spring Has Sprung

The first day of Spring brings to mind many ways to save money and have lots of fun at the same time.  It is also the beginning of working in the yard and creating the garden.  One great way to save money is to plant your vegetables and flowers from seed.  At first this canContinue reading “Spring Has Sprung”