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Archive for June, 2013

Saturday was one of those days. The perfect summer weather day, that is. The week started out with high heat and humidity. Then the weather shifted from hot, sunny and humid to storms and rain, and back and forth periodically for days. But on Saturday….ah, Saturday… Clear, crisp, rain-washed, and not too hot. Not one bit of […]

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Baby Finch

If you go down the steps from my galley kitchen  you will come to a landing. Continue on and you reach the basement. Or…go out the door to the sidewalk. Under the overhang there is a finch nest. The finches have nested here ever since I moved to this home and I imagine that finches […]

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I love potatoes. Here are some easy ways to cook potatoes….so simple that I doubt that I should really refer to them as recipes! :) 1 ) When you are cooking meatloaf, throw some peeled potatoes into the pan with the meatloaf. Salt and pepper.  Empty a small can of diced petite tomatoes over your […]

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Jann over at Have a Daily Cup of Mrs Olson is having a giveaway. The reason that I am posting about it, is that it is for a very interesting cause. I will post one of her links from her post below…basically click on “Shop” and then when you get there click on the “Projects” […]

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1.  Scott’s dad is the primary babysitter of the grands.   I worked full time up until a month or so ago ( downsizing affected me ) and since he is retired he took on taking care of the kids during the week when their parents worked. The parents live in separate households, work various […]

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I stopped in the mission store the other day and came home with a pair of vintage pressed glass amber candlesticks.     I put them on the piano and let the light shine through them and was so pleased with the pretty glass that I didn’t want to bother with candles.   After a […]

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