Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Critters in my yard...

I had a rabbit running around in my side yard this afternoon.

Sorry about the quality of the pic, it was shot through my glass door.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Our handsewn quilt my friend/neighbor made me

Eddie reloads shotgun shells, so over the years he has saved many a shot bag, hence we had a lot lying about. He got the wonderful/brilliant/insane notion that we should make a quilt, but since my sewing abilities are "MONDO" inadequate, we had a neighbor lady do it for us instead. And look what a fine job she did...

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Guard Snake...

My new charcoal grill requires a guard...a guard snake...that is.

What is it about my house that attracts snakes. If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that this is not the first blog I have written about snakes. At least this one is a black snake, which is supposed to be a "good" snake, if there is such a thing. Black snakes and king snakes are supposed to eat insects and other snakes. I would like to believe that. I wanted Eddie to go out and beat the snake dead, but he wouldn't and I just couldn't (shudder!).

Here is just another few pictures of my guard snake.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Shawn came for a visit

He met PoppEY for the first time. They bonded well. He snoozed on his GranDY. Mo and Shannon loved the burgers I made. A great time was had by all.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

From Vine to Pot

Eddie's bean rows and stalks are so straight and orderly AND weedless
We pick em and snap em and throw em in a pot

The we Boil em and eat em Yum Yum I love me some pole beans

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Ziploc Omelet

(This works great !!! Good for when all your family is together. The best part is that no one has to wait for their special omelet !!!)

Have guests write their name on a quart-size Ziploc freezer bag with permanent marker.

Crack 2 eggs (large or extra-large) into the bag (not more than 2) shake to combine them.

Put out a variety of ingredients such as: cheeses, ham, onion, green pepper, tomato, hash browns, salsa, etc.

Each guest adds prepared ingredients of choice to their bag and shake. Make sure to get the air out of the bag and zip it up.

Place the bags into rolling, boiling water for exactly 13 minutes [we did 15 minutes]. You can usually cook 6-8 omelets in a large pot. For more, make another pot of boiling water.

Open the bags and the omelet will roll out easily. Be prepared for everyone to be amazed.

Nice to serve with fresh fruit and coffee cake; everyone gets involved in the process and a great conversation piece.

Imagine having these ready the night before, and putting the bag in boiling water while you get ready. And in 15 minutes, you've got a nice omelet for a quick breakfast!!!

Friday, June 05, 2009

I was looking at my own blog,,,

to see how many comments I got about the baby chicks and almost fell off my chair from laughing.

I can't believe you guys didn't comment about this. The last blogs photos show the baby chicks and in the background is a big cup of starter grower, but look at what container Eddie used to put the feed in...A KFC CUP, Oh my goodness, that is tooooo funny. Poor little chicks I'm sure they are way afraid of us now thinking we might eat them for supper when they get big.

More baby pics

Eddie and I became parents over night...

We had 12 chicken eggs in an incubator and one hatched early this morning. Here are a couple of photos of our newly hatched baby chick. The other 11 have not pipped yet. We are expecting their arrival shortly.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

More photos of things that grow

Baby chick
Pole beans

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Hydrangeas, Hydrangeas, Hydrangeas

Here are my budding bevy of beautiful blossoms!

Monday, June 01, 2009

Echo okay

Echo is normal. Kidneys and liver normal. No diabetes. Other than the hypertension, high cholesterol, and the severe spinal stenosis, he is in pretty good shape.

Now if we could just get all of his doctors in agreement over his medications we might be doing alright.

It is hot down here and expecting to get only hotter. I think 95 degrees for June 1st is too hot.

Monday, May 25, 2009

I used to think lightning bugs were fairies

My great niece, Zoie, had a Tinker Bell Birthday Party over the weekend and if anyone looks like a beautiful little sprite it is this child. Sometimes she looks at me out of those beautiful sweet eyes and I see my mother. She is so girly and prissy, but oh so sweet. She was even excited about the hangers that her clothes presents came on. She makes me laugh and she makes me melt. Sweet, sweet child. Then there is her cousin, Connor, who is just as sweet and polite, but all little boy and I love him for it. His little smile makes my heart sing. Isn't it amazing how wonderful children can make you feel? Don't even get me started on Shawn, cause we all know how I can go on and on about that little booger.

I went looking for a present for Zoie (her mother had recommended Tinker Bell wall art as they are redecorating her room in "Tink"), I made a jaunt to Toys R Us because I had visited every other store in town and had just about given up when finally I found a poster which I easily framed. Viola! "Tinker Bell wall-art." See below!

I had to ask one of the clerks to help me find the posters and she said, Are you into "Tinkle Bell?" I said that my great niece was a fan of "Tinker Bell," and she answered back that her daughter loved "Tinkle Bell," too! I laughed all the way back to work.

So here are the latest photos of my sugar booger, you knew I was gonna post em!