Saturday morning was a misty morning with a light soft rain. A perfect day for a homemade latte'! This luscious latte' was every bit as good as the expensive coffee shop variety! It is quite easy to make, less expensive and you can stay in your pj's! What a way to enjoy a misty morning!… Continue reading Pray a Latte’! A recipe for happiness!
WordPress has started a weekly writing challenge. Although I don't consider myself to be a writer (although I do write), I was excited about the topic of this week's challenge. The challege was to write about a favorite possession... One of my favorite possessions is a little Cocoa Cola Cooler. This little cooler warms my heart with some… Continue reading A Tailgating Tale, a Treasure Chest and Apricot Bars…my writing challenge entry!
Well...Poppy's birthday came and went. There was celebration of another year...along with celebrating a Great Niece's visit and our Brother-In-Law's race victory. He competes in the NMCA (National Muscle Car Association). So we Whooped it up...and Whipped it up! There was Victory... And there was cake... And there was cake! My husband loves coconut... coconut cake... coconut… Continue reading We Whooped it up…and Whipped it up! A Celebration…and Vee’s Italian Cream Cake!
The past week....stormy weather in Louisville! The thunder storms here....so....loud! Every time we get one of these storms I want to go back to the West! I experienced the Monsoons of the desert (now they call them Nonsoons because of a lack thereof). A Monsoon storm can put you a bit on edge...but these storms… Continue reading Postcards from Kentucky….Stormy Weather!
The past week, for me, has been a time of reflection and gratitude. A time to look back over the past year, a Celebration of a Season of Love! We don't always realize how much prayer can affect our lives. Even when we are too weak to pray.... there is power in the prayers offered… Continue reading Seasons….of Love! A Celebration of Five Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Minutes!
The subject of this week's photo challenge....CREATE! The photo can be a picture of you or someone else....creating something....or something that you or they have created. So...how about something that I created...creating? I am a person that always has many irons in the fire. So many ideas, so many things I want to make...and, sorry… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge…Be a Doll and get this project finished, will ya?
From Mom 'N Poppy's Log.... Over the past month the Parker family, with the help of a wonderful Community of friends, has held two fundraising events. I sent these two gals along for the ride...to help all that they could! They are my handmade....Honky Tonk Gals! Allow me to introduce.... Miss Ruby and Miss Polly… Continue reading Two Tiny Illinois Communities….raise the money to help a family in need!
Summer is officially here! Today is the first day of Summer 2012! As we say farewell to another Spring...it is time to plan our Summer activities. To usher in the new season... I pay tribute to my Dad. Summer reminds me of my childhood days...spent with my parents, enjoying trips to the Utah Mountains, cool… Continue reading The First Day of Summer….and a Reel Love!
This week I'm 'sewing' some wild oats...well...you'll see! Take a look in at... Home... some sew/crochet projects that I've been working on, and from The Range... some homemade goodies made with oats! Today.... I want to start the week with another post about the crochet squares that are needed for Tornado victims. Being near some of the… Continue reading ‘Oats and Crafts’ week! Sewing…some Oats!
I've been away for a couple of weeks....and I'm back to my Kentucky home. This post is a snapshot of my trip back to my 'Utah Home' (I also have an 'Arizona Home') and some notes about family...and blessings. My Brothers, Sister and Brother-In-Law, some of their family and my Parents live at my old stomping… Continue reading A Home and The Range Update….Mom ‘N Poppy’s Log, Silver Wings!