Christmas In July

Office Depot just started their school supply sales again. Time to start stocking up for Operation Christmas ChildĀ  Everything pictured above $4. It’s usually my goal to see how much stuff I can get without having to use the dollar store. I want them to be able to enjoy their items without having them break… Continue reading Christmas In July

A Calm Basket

I put this huge basket of lavender on the kitchen table. I’ll probably have to move it for dinner time, but it is so pretty and smells so great the rest of the time. Lavender is known for it’s calming effect so hopefully it will add some calm to the kitchen!

Independence Day

“Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He has chosen as His heritage.” Psalm 33:12 I’m feeling grateful for those who had a vision to make a country that was free. He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out… Continue reading Independence Day

Going Dutch

I remember telling you that I was doing a Dutch-themed table for our ladies fellowship. I ended up at a district baseball game that night instead, so I did it this month. The shoes were my eldest daughters. We bought them at a Dutch store in Artesia, California years ago. She bought those prints at… Continue reading Going Dutch

Still Playing Farmer

This morning, I did a major weeding – it wasn’t near enough and I could use 10 more major weedings just like it. I hate weeds! I also gave most of the herbs a haircut, picked some peas and planted beans. Whew!