Being Independent, Colonial Williamsburg and Blueberry Compote

We’ve been talking a lot about visiting Colonial Williamsburg once the weather is better. I really love visiting Colonial Williamsburg and it’s a great springtime destination! A friend of mine used to work there. I miss him, I miss the beautiful old houses and I miss the delicious food that’s served at the taverns. ThisContinue reading “Being Independent, Colonial Williamsburg and Blueberry Compote”

Taking Care of Mom

Wednesday, July 27 Today was a Pennsylvania day. My mother and brother live in Pennsylvania. More accurately, my brother lives in Pennsylvania and our mother lives with him. When mom first thought about moving to Pennsylvania, I had offered for her to stay in Maryland and live with me but it’s hard to separate aContinue reading “Taking Care of Mom”

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th Today was much cooler than it has been lately and Jason encouraged me to go outside and enjoy my garden. So, I gave myself permission and I did just that! Give yourself permission In this fast paced world we live in, it’s important to give ourselves permission to just BE…to sit still…toContinue reading “Tuesday, July 26th”

Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows

Monday, July 25 The bee sting I got yesterday feels much better today. It still itches like crazy and occasionally, I get a shooting pain but I’m so glad that the constant pain of yesterday is gone! Monday Meal Prep Yesterday, while Jason did the grocery shopping and before I was stung, I made theContinue reading “Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows”

Monday Meal Prep

Today I’m brining chicken breast for Jason to grill. Brining chicken for grilling I have about 2 1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast that I want to brine and have Jason grill for lunches and possibly quick dinners. I always brine my Thanksgiving Turkey and it is Amazing! But, as far as I canContinue reading “Monday Meal Prep”

The 4th of July is here!

Monday, July 4th This year, I have really been looking forward to the 4th of July and we had such a fun and delicious day! I’m one of those lucky people that can truthfully say that my husband is my best friend and we always have (ok, usually always have) a great time together, noContinue reading “The 4th of July is here!”

Saturday, July 2nd and Disappointment.

I so wanted to go back to Berlin, MD today and get one of the mermaid statues that we saw last weekend in the window of Town Center Antiques. I had it all planned out! We’d go get one of the mermaids and then have ice cream and maybe get a few crabs and thenContinue reading “Saturday, July 2nd and Disappointment.”

4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories

For years now, missing the 4th of July fireworks has made me feel as if I’ve missed the summer. 4th of July’s of the past As a child, after our mother married our step father, we were no longer allowed to go to see fireworks or parades on the 4th of July. My brother couldContinue reading “4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories”

An Extra Busy Tuesday

Last Tuesday was super busy. I woke up extra early and headed to Pennsylvania to drop some things off to my brother and help our mother a bit. Our mother is elderly and lives with my brother. She can not do much for herself anymore and my brother does a great job of taking careContinue reading “An Extra Busy Tuesday”

Visiting the Garden Center

Last Friday, I visited Valley View Farms in Cockeysville, Md. I had a lot of empty flower pots and I really wanted to fill them up, so I decided it was time to visit a garden center. I have 3 favorite garden centers. I really love this garden center. It’s been here for as longContinue reading “Visiting the Garden Center”

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