As a working mom, I am always struggling with the work/life balance. I feel like it is a constant battle. I wish I could shut work off in my brain when I walked in the door, but I can’t shut it off. If you walked into my house and looked at our desk in the [...]
Let me start this by saying, I did not buy these guns. My husband did not buy these guns. These were Christmas gifts from my husband’s parents. So, if you want to go off on someone for putting a gun in the hands of a four year old, go off on them. But, it came [...]
We are pizza lovers. I am a crust lover. I do not have time to make homemade pie crust. I do not always want cardboard pizza and who do you think delivers to the middle of no where? So, I developed my own pizza dish that I call calzones for lack of better name. Now, [...]
For farmers, there is a natural cycle to life. Things spring to life after the winter, and we harvest our crops at fall. Well, for livestock farmers, it is a bit more all year long. As we get ready for the spring planting, I am reminded how drastically my life as changed as I have [...]
UPDATE: Bailey has been found in the stairwell from garage to basement. Received many hugs and kisses from her dog brother Doc, our red heeler.;) Little Bailey ran outside last night to play in the yard. She didn’t make it back in before the storm hit. Please pray she appears before Boo realizes she is [...]
Have you ever had one of those moments when you realize you have been totally selfish, self-absorbed, self-righteous or whatever other self words comes to mind? It hit me like a sledge hammer a few weeks ago when I was in DC visiting with some World Bank professionals. They went through the history of their [...]
After a week of fresh seafood, I really wanted some pork. We traveled back with some leftover oranges that I needed to use up as well. Grabbed the bottle of brandy and figured I could make something work. Of course I started with a frozen package of chops. After a quick defrost, I grabbed my ingredients. [...]
It’s a good morning at the beach when it starts with a mimosa. A bottle of cava and some OJ makes everything better. I have a great breakfast buddy! Happy Friday!