Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Love it homegrown too!

We moved into a brand new neighborhood last November. And by brand new I mean it went from raw land to roads and houses!  Because of that, it took awhile for birds to visit my yard. But at least now … Continue reading

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Spring in the Pacific Northwest

Love, love, love spring here!  Things I planted last summer came back and the bulbs I planted in the fall popped up!  Yay! Happy Gardening as well as happy stitching 🙂  

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Orchid

Hello orchid!

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Clare, my Boxer

Waiting for us to finish dinner, so she can see if there are any crumbs dropped for her! Please play with me One of her favorite pastimes, if she is not getting in trouble doing: or But we get back at … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Cactus

A dear friend bought me a Christmas Cactus last December for my birthday as well as a housewarming gift since we just moved into our house.  Of course it was in full bloom and absolutely beautiful. I took care of … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cookies

I had a taste for vanilla or butter cookies and went in search on allrecipes.com for one. HERE is the one I chose.  It’s a pretty simple recipe and I had everything I needed. When I make a recipe from … Continue reading

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A trip to the gorge

It was a beautiful sunny warm day along the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. This is Latourell Falls: Bridal Veil Falls: And a view of the Columbia River from Vista House: The greenery is amazing.

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Indiana in the spring

My husband and I took a trip to visit our daughter and son-in-law in Bloomington, Indiana. It was a perfect time for a visit with all the new spring growth on the trees.  The grass was such a fresh bright … Continue reading

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A lovely Mothers Day 2011

My eldest son Ryan and daughter-in-law Lindsay made me a wonderful dinner for Mothers Day. Yummy pepper steak and noodles!  (recipe to follow in future post, if Lindsay will share) Also got a surprise gift: I used to grow some … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, Happy bouquet time

I was walking around my garden, dead-heading my roses that already went through their first bloom of the season, when I thought to clip a few that are on their last legs!  I threw some Japanese Honeysuckle in the mix … Continue reading

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