From the monthly archives:

May 2010

Saving Grace

May 26, 2010

Tomorrow is the letter S at Alphabet Thursday (see the button on my right sidebar to visit the site) and I thought I would tell a story about my daughter, Nurse M&M, who went to Yei, Sudan as a medical missionary to an orphanage. She and another nurse, ran a clinic that treated about 125 [...]

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OPPOSITE COLORS ATTRACT

May 25, 2010

Today is Creative Tip Tuesday. Since I am an oil painter, my first tip will be about opposite colors in decorating and using them to make grays.  Your tip can be about whatever you want it to be.  See Creative Tip Tuesday tab for details. My tip today is probably information that most of you [...]

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Breakfast for A Texas Country Boy

May 24, 2010

Ok, so my husband wanted breakfast this morning. Now, most people would post nice little healthy cooking photos explaining just how many great grams of fiber and how little fat their wonderful little meal provided.  They would arrange a display of sliced fruit….maybe a dainty cup of Greek yogurt mixed with some homemade crunchy granola [...]

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Two Moms Make a Photo Challenge #1 Week Pink

May 22, 2010

Thought I would enter a photo challenge this week.  Here it is.  Why don’t you go enter the contest too by clicking on the button next to my photo?

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Backyard in Springtime

May 21, 2010

I love my backyard in the spring.  Of course, the river picture is not in my backyard but it isn’t far away.  We have an orchard behind our property and though it isn’t ours, we get the pleasure of enjoying it’s company.  Of course, this also means there are lots of spiders….eek.  Our neighbors include [...]

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Adorable Queso Cookers–$14.99

May 20, 2010

These made me happy just to look at and the price was so low that I had to share my find in the Walmart magazine, All You.  See website below. Great for parties and entertaining • Lid with rubber seal and Lid Latch™ strap for spill-resistant travel • Great for appetizers and dips • Recipe [...]

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Return of the Pie From War

May 19, 2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010 So, this week I received an email from my son who said that I would be happy to know that he had received the pecan pie in the mail that we sent him……last November.  That is right!  He just received it. Now first thing you have to know is that my [...]

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Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain White Rice Rocks

May 19, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010 What a great time I had the other day with a great friend, Dian from www.groceryshopforfree.com and a new friend, Tamona from www.tamonastips.com (check out my side buttons) We were at the Uncle Ben’s Event hosted by Mom Central ( www.momcentral.com ).  We chatted, chopped and cooked with The Sneaky Chef [...]

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Quest for the Artistic Life

May 19, 2010

Thursday, May 13, Well, it is Alphabet Thursday and the letter is Q.  That is a hard one.  I started to speak on my lack of qualifications to write such a blog but decided that I could quickly compose some quirky little thing if I set my mind to it? So, yesterday would have been [...]

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Junk Furniture to Chic

May 19, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 My daughter is the most motivated project person I know.  She decides to do something and that day, she is at Home Depot buying the necessary supplies.  That project will be completed by the next day. Not me!  I will think about it for weeks, months….even years.  I am not sure [...]

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