Mediterranean Monday: Italian Zucchini Tomato Bake

Hi Friends! What a beautiful weekend! We couldn't have asked for more perfect weather on Saturday--mid-80's, sunshine and low humidity! I got up and went straight outside to get the yard work done. I pulled copious amounts of crabgrass from the landscaping in the front yard, then decided it's about time I install some pavers … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Italian Zucchini Tomato Bake

My Week Long Staycation with My Best Friend, and Other Short Stories

Hi Friends! First of all, I apologize for going AWOL for the last couple of weeks. I had the week off from work last week and celebrated mine, my grandmother's and my best friend's birthdays while I was off. I decided to take a vacation from everything, blogging included, to take full advantage of some … Continue reading My Week Long Staycation with My Best Friend, and Other Short Stories

A Week of Maddening Situations, Conquered by Kind Words from a Stranger

Hi Friends! Tuesday we had a heavy downpour here in Southeast Missouri, and I came home to find one leg of my Crabapple tree toppled over, splayed across a couple of my potted plants. And it wasn't the one leg that is barely clinging to life, nor the leg that stretches out over my cool weather … Continue reading A Week of Maddening Situations, Conquered by Kind Words from a Stranger