Thursday, June 7, 2012


I rediscovered my love of something recently.....Popcorn...but not just any popcorn. It's Orville Redenbacher's Natural Lime & Salt Popcorn Mini Bags. In one minute I'm transported to tropical popcorn-y word it is AWESOME! So I have some tasty recipes that I want to try so that I don't get burnt(pun intended) on it.



Very Nice


Tuesday, June 5, 2012


so far this week has been immensely disappointing.... especially today. Yesterday, I stepped in a giant pile of BBQ sauce packets in the Walmart parking lot. Then I got home and Moses and I made that "tasty" recipe I posted for Monday fun. 'Twas AWFUL. Super salty, crumbly, and disappointing(however the dog liked it so I cut it up in bars and put in the freezer for an occasional high fiber high protein treat). Today, I could NOT find my sewing machine pedal and I haven't since I moved out of my old house. I will probably end up ordering one on Ebay and they run about $65.00! Also, you may have heard that Venus in in transit and was passing in front of the sun. Thanks to the cloudiest day in town history (possible exaggeration) we were unable to see it, missing our once in this lifetime opportunity to see such a celestial miracle. Since I wasn't able to sew I started stripping the paint off of a thrifted antique mirror today. After the first coat, I could clearly see I had bought the most painted old mirror ever. I managed to count 5 different colors in a chipped spot I found so it looks like that will be an all week project. I guess some good things happened yesterday & today too but somedays and sometimes you just need a "boos-day". Something that did make me smile today was looking at one of our apple trees against the clouds. It was our weakest and sickliest one but Brian nursed it back to life.
 Here are a couple of links to brighten your day/week:

Sunday, June 3, 2012

                 ~ Easy Like Sunday Morning ~

Things have been going fast and busy. I'm looking forward to my first real week off for the summer. Our free time has been filled with mowing all the properties, repairs & painting &cleaning at our old house. Moses has had more than normal doctors appointments while we try to figure some stuff out. My Dad just had his colostomy reversed  and is finally back home and healing. Some of our other family members are still having severe health issues that we are praying start to mend, heal and vanish. We miss them healthy and have so many things we would like to share with them! Brian and I REALLY would like to do an old fashioned Belcher camping trip to Holly River with his family once his Dad is well. Traditions like those are made to stay alive forever. On a different subject our time hasn't really been "our time" since after the honeymoon. Every weeknight and weekend has been stuffed with responsibilities and obligations with little time for good times up until the past few weekends. We decided this past Saturday to take a day trip and it was so so good for Brian and I to refocus and decompress as a couple. I have some more fun things planned for this week.... 

making this yummy recipe

Southwest lace tunic - v-neck, geometric lace insert, boho, ivory jersey - small medium large
try to copy cat this shirt with some old lace i have stashed away

copycatting this lil idea by our kitchen door with a mailbox i found for $2.00 at a local junk hole then hit the pool with my favorite kiddo

yardwork! we have tons of it here..putting in our rock border, weeding and planting flowers and dreaming of our apples to be ready for us to eat

I've been getting rid of alot of my old things, downsizing and decluttering. We want room to breath & grow in this lil love nest. This is a good link to find out where you can donate your whats to your wheres.

Have a great week folks.... I'm hoping for a productive and happy one!