A delicious southern favorite, Kentucky Jam Cake...a nod to The Kentucky Derby and The "Run for The Roses"
Silver White Winters.... and comforters (blankets) for comfort! Wow! One week ago we had over a foot of snow. Today, there is no snow and Spring-like weather! Winter gave me some good hobbies. Making some cozy comforters to provide winter comfort for my loved ones! First was the blanket for Dad. Something to give him comfort… Continue reading How to ‘Tie One On’ (or two or three)….fleece tie blankets, that is!
Sunday has always been my favorite day of the week! When I was a young girl Dad and Mom helped each other make breakfast on Sunday. My brothers and sister and I scoured the Sunday Funnies while we waited for breakfast. We went to Church and then came home to the smell of Mom's pot… Continue reading Easy like Sunday morning….and Kentucky style french toast!
I have not participated in a photo challenge in a while. This...I couldn't resist! UP is the subject matter. I opened the garage door one day last week and a small bunch of straw and debris fell on my head.When I looked up...this nest is what I discovered! We have been watching this Mamma Robin… Continue reading Mamma Robin…and a lucky place for her nest!
Today was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday! I thought this would be a good day to post some pictures of Abe Lincoln's Kentucky home. Poppy and I went to see Abe's birthplace last fall. The grounds and surroundings are beautiful and we could imagine Abe running in those woods as a child. There is a small… Continue reading Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!
We have had some very strange weather this winter in Kentucky! It has gone from cold to high 60's, back to the teens, tornado weather and....finally....snow, beautiful snow! We have waited for the snow since the last snow just after Christmas! The snow we had then didn't stay on the ground for long. Our weather… Continue reading Snow and Yoberry (Yogurt Strawberry) Muffins…What a great Saturday!
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!
No crisis....no emergency....just a bit about one of the 'not so odd...ities' in the South! Here in the South.... Cemeteries are in the Church yard! Something that, at first, creeped me out! Now... I find it appropriate, thought-provoking and ...bittersweet! When I first moved to Kentucky, last December, I noticed that cemeteries reside in the… Continue reading A Matter of Life,Death….and a dessert ‘to die for’…Pecan Pie Bars!
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!
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!