Week in Review- August 29, 2014


Hello there, friends! It’s time for this week’s edition of the GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY!! First we’ll start with the GOOD… We started the week celebrating the last day of Summer employment for Son #2!  He ordered steak fajitas!  You could hear them sizzle as they brought them to the table.  Let me [...]

P.F. Chang’s Copycat Lettuce Wraps


Am I the only one who doesn’t want to turn on the oven when it’s 80 degrees out??  I promise this recipe will be easy and guaranteed not to make your electric bill go up!! Let’s get started!  Here are the ingredients… As you glance down at the printable recipe, you will mix the first [...]

Week in Review- August 22, 2014


How on earth could your week be bad when it starts out like this…Right?? Yes, I went to a pet fair and saw these bulldog beauties.  Minnie also met her future husband.  His name is Mini Cooper.  Not sure if the relationship will work….she’s over 5 pounds and he is only 3.  If you look [...]

What’s In My Purse?


It’s fun to peek into the lives of others and share ideas!  Today I’ve decided to share what I keep in my purse! Let’s start with the purse itself!  This beauty is a “Cindy Tote” that I ordered from the company Thirty One.  I love it because it is comfortable to carry, durable and it [...]

Week in Review- August 15, 2014


Here we are again, my friends- my Friday Favorites! Here they are in no particular order! #1  A wildflower bouquet picked at our cottage up north! #2  Seeing this awesome Dad golfing with his special needs child.  Love the custom built golf cart!  Evidently they golf almost every day!  Precious! #3 Hooray for crazy dog [...]

How to Freeze Corn

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A few weeks ago we made a trip to Iowa to visit my in-laws.  There were so many things to look forward to…seeing Gma and Gpa, staying in a hotel, getting a break from cooking, bowling, etc! What I didn’t expect was to see that their garden was about 6 weeks ahead of ours!  They [...]

Week in Review- August 8th, 2014

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Here we go, another post of my week in pictures!! Here were the things I was loving this week! Dinner with the whole family, on the patio, with home grown green beans!  Thumbs UP! Bonus points for my awesome dog, Bella! Hubby and Son #3 played a beautiful golf course this week!  They came home [...]

Crock Pot Pork Roast

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I know, I know, it’s Summer and I shouldn’t be cooking hot, comfort food!  This recipe is made in the crock pot so you won’t have to heat up your oven and it’s simply DELICIOUS!  All credit goes to Doublebugs.com for the recipe! Here are the ingredients…  (Printable recipe below) Start by heating up your [...]

Week in Review- August 1st, 2014


It’s August, can you believe it?? Summer here in Wisconsin seems to have only showed up for a few days.  I think we’ve only had 1 day that’s been over 90 degrees- that’s rare and I LOVE IT!   This girl had a dog sitting job for the weekend.  She played frisbee a million times [...]

How I Organize my Memory Cards


Pictures are everything to me!  They capture memories that my aging mind may soon forget.  Although I store pictures on my computer, and an external hard drive, I just feel better having a few different options to find my pictures.  I’m sure that has nothing to do with the fact that my hubby accidentally deleted [...]