Thank You to 365 Followers!

I’m always flattered (and a bit surprised) when someone finds my blog, and then finds it interesting enough to follow! Thank you followers for following! And now we’ve got as many followers as there are days in a year. How fun is that!? I started this thing right after we lost our home in the … Continue reading Thank You to 365 Followers!

Birthday Punch Recipe

My youngest son had a birthday this past week and he wanted “birthday punch”. Here’s the recipe we came up with and thought tasted amazing! We hope you try and enjoy it! 4 cups cranberry juice 1 and 1/2 cups orange juice 1/2 cup lemonade About 1 liter of Canada Dry ginger ale I made … Continue reading Birthday Punch Recipe

Mailbox – Friday Funnies

Let me start by saying this is my mailbox, so it’s OK for me to make the joke.You might be a redneck if… You attach the mailbox to its post using bungee cords! Happy Friday the 13th friends!

Yaks on the 5 – Scott’s Tots – Copycat Recipe

If you ever get a chance - you’ve gotta try Yaks on the 5. I recommend ordering the sticky buns, which come out first as an appetizer and Scott’s Tots from the Menu. Here’s my original post referencing the restaurant, The City of Mount Shasta, California. This recipe is my almost, could be vegan version … Continue reading Yaks on the 5 – Scott’s Tots – Copycat Recipe

Happy Mother’s Day to Me

Found this 8ft bookshelf at Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store for $70. Found the ladder (which is hinged and folds into a chair) at Deseret Industries thrift store for $40. Finally having a place to put my book collection - priceless! Update 5/12/22: Since setting up our home library with 2 bookcases, the one shown … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to Me

From a Distance

By Bette Midler From a distanceThe world looks blue and greenAnd the snow capped mountains white From a distanceThe ocean meets the streamAnd the eagle takes to flight From a distanceThere is harmonyAnd it echoes through the land It's the voice of hopeIt's the voice of peaceIt's the voice of every man From a distanceWe … Continue reading From a Distance

Austrian Pine

We bought an Austrian Pine. I named him Captain Von Trapp.