Last weekend, being Memorial Day weekend, we obviously went to a BBQ. It was definitely a fun time. Watching the cousins play together so well reminds me how blessed I am. Of course, going to a BBQ, I needed to bring something. I brought two somethings, one was a quinoa salad with mint and lemon and it was really delicious, but what I want to share today is the other thing … [Read more...] about rhubarb pie recipe!
Archives for May 2014
Trying to find great apps for moms or kids can be hard with so many available. That's why I've partnered with Apparoo - the app discovery service for busy moms. Each week I'll be sharing the 'Apparoo App of the Week' with you. Very often they've negotiated to bring you great paid apps at heavily discounted rates and sometimes even free. This week's app is Grandma's Kitchen and … [Read more...] about Apparoo App of the Week!
I have been knitting coasters for the past week, and I have to say that I am glad that I am. I never realized how much I would use them! And they are quick and easy using leftover yarn, so what is not to love. This week, however, I am knitting something new. It is a baby hat, for a new baby that we will be welcoming to our family in October. We are very excited - … [Read more...] about knitting reading and my big announcement!
It has been a fun filled Memorial Day weekend. We were able to visit the greenhouse and get all the seedlings we needed. Now the key is to turn this: into a place where all of this can go: The kids had a great time at the greenhouse - as always! My hope is that today is a beautiful day and I can get all of my planting done...but if I am supposed to believe … [Read more...] about garden happenings (photo heavy)
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. ~Liberty Hyde Bailey … [Read more...] about Sunday Quotes
It is amazing what a little sunshine will do for your perspective! We have been spending our days outside (when it isn't raining at least!) and it has been wonderful for my soul, as well as wonderful for my kiddos. It reminds me why I love summer so much, we are able to just relax and not stress and instead have fun! The book that I am reading right now (and talked a bit about … [Read more...] about morning thoughts on margin and life