Poppy and I went to our first 'Thunder Over Louisville' last weekend. It is one of the biggest events and fireworks shows in the U.S. and... we loved it! http://www.youtube.com/get_player Click the button at the left...to see part of the fireworks show. (so sorry this video was 'missing' for a while...seems somebody 'stole our Thunder')… Continue reading A Festival and Celebration…We enjoyed the Fireworks!
Thunder Over Louisville marks the beginning of the festivities for the Kentucky Derby. Rated as one of the top 100 events in North America, the Derby Festival's Opening Ceremonies were definitely worth attending...even in the freezing cold weather. The day-long event kicked off two weeks of events that are part of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival. The… Continue reading Thunder over Louisville! Kentucky Derby Days are here…let’s make Derby Day Brownie Pie!
Mama's nest... empty now! I love this picture! This nest sits nestled up in the eaves of a little shed next to the barn in our backyard. The subject matter for the photo challenge this week had to do with two elements...separate but both having something to do with the other. The nest is in the… Continue reading Mama’s Empty Nest…Inspiration to make my favorite egg dish!
A note from Mom 'N Poppy...about Dustin and Darryn...'The Boys'.Dustin has been in the hospital this week with pneumonia. Darryn was so worried about his brother he wanted to be there with him but he was sent home.They are buddies...through thick and thin. These two boys are amazing! We always call them 'The Boys' but I… Continue reading ‘The Boys’…Amazing Boys!
The view from the swing...blue sky! Does this picture put you in the mood to relax, maybe swing...sleep in a hammock and drink some Lemonade or maybe some Southern Sweet Tea? Well...I promised my recipe for some 'Sweet Tea'. I just learned how to make this. Another one of those things that makes one say...now… Continue reading Blue Skies…and Southern Sweet Tea!
Childhood memories of the swing in this episode! Ahh...the swing! I recall my childhood passions...the swinging in the breeze, No matter where the swing hung, From a pole or in the trees... Work and work...pump harder, climb higher, Feel the wind, feel the rush, How high can I go, How far will I fall?.... I… Continue reading A Swing Thing…and Just a Swingin’!
Right as rain...rain!This photo was taken in my backyard last Saturday afternoon. You can see it is raining back in 'the cove'.Oh how I love the rain here!Is there anything better than a rainy day...snuggling beneath a blanket and reading a book, watching a movie or taking that much-needed nap? Yes...there is! Getting out in… Continue reading Kentucky Rain!
I love the beautiful surroundings...in my 'New Old Kentucky Home'! I am taking part in a photo challenge and will be posting a new picture every day for the next week. I am focusing on my surroundings and nature. I just might have a recipe or two...inspired by the photos. Hmm....could be a fun week!… Continue reading Pictures of my Beautiful New Old Kentucky Home!
Give us, this day...'Our Daily Bread'. I thought I would share some of 'Our Daily Bread' that Poppy and I enjoy! Today we enjoyed bread pudding...Southern Style! I make bread every week for Poppy's lunches. I made too many loaves last week so I decided to make some bread pudding. What a great thing leftover bread… Continue reading Our Daily Bread…today…Southern Style Bread Pudding!
Hunting eggs and enjoying the day!Meischa had so much fun!Poppy gives Meischa hints!Colored Eggs...and Coloring Books!Easter came and went...and there was not even one egg to be found in any of those baskets on front lawns here in Kentucky! When I first arrived here, last December, I noticed some common 'lawn decor'... extremely large ceramic… Continue reading There were no chocolate bunnies or eggs in those Kentucky lawn…Easter Baskets