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!
Ahhh....the goodness and hominess of Cream of Wheat! And...milk and egg, sugar and vanilla! I have been meaning to post this little recipe for a while (see date on milk). Go ahead, mock me...no...the pudding! I know folks either love Cream of Wheat, can do with or without it...or maybe even hate it. Say what? I happen… Continue reading Go ahead…”Mock my day”….with some Mock Tapioca Pudding! So good!
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!
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!
To finish up the 'Oats and Crafts' for the week.... Crochet Projects I love making crochet afghans and baby blankets. There is great reward in looking at your final work...especially when it is made as a gift. I look forward to the 'giving' and I'm always hopeful that the receiver will enjoy having the blankie or afghan… Continue reading More from the ‘Oats and Crafts’ Week….some quick crochet projects!
So...I'm feelin' my oats (as they say)...or...eating my oats! I made some granola for Poppy to eat while I was on my trip to Utah. I think that is all he ate...and time to make some more. There are a lot of great recipes for Granola on the web...but I have always used this simple… Continue reading Mom’s Homemade Granola Recipe!
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!