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Pictures from my place.....
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      12 comments

We have a young Prairie Fire Crabapple tree next to our front porch. I love the beautiful colors while it's in bloom and can't wait for it to fill out some more. I like sitting on my front porch with my tea and watching the birds at the feeder... Read more
Interesting Stuff
Monday, April 26, 2010      9 comments

Hubby sent me these this morning:) In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have 'the rule of thumb' ----------------------------... Read more
Ran out of articles.....
Saturday, April 24, 2010      5 comments

I started looking for some articles to read today (the ones you can read 3 of and get up to 9 points) and found none that I've not already received points for. I checked them all, looked for a slideshow or a video I might have missed and they a... Read more
5 Great Reasons to not watch (Much) TV
Thursday, April 22, 2010      8 comments

We hardly watch any television at all. We don't have satellite or cable. Here's a really good article. I do think it's helped us in a lot of ways, including our health. simplemom.net/5-great-re
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Uses for coffee filters....
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      17 comments

I like the popscicle idea:) Better than paper towels and a lot less expensive... Coffee filters.... Who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar Tree for almost nothing even the large ones. 1. Cover bowls or dishes when co... Read more
Our big chickens
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      7 comments

I blogged last week about our new baby chicks (and turkeys). I thought I'd take some pictures to show our older hens and our rooster, Deacon. Right now we have a mixture of Rhode Island Reds, Isa Browns, Aracuanas and some Speckled Sussex. De... Read more
I didn't get my ironing done yet today...
Monday, April 19, 2010      8 comments

Ed (our cat) has decided he likes to perch on the ironing board. Everytime I went to iron, he was up there! ... Read more
My Amaryllis...
Sunday, April 18, 2010      9 comments

I have 2, this one bloomed yesterday and I'm waiting on the other one. Not sure what color that one will be. Isn't it just beautiful. It took almost a year, but so worth it! ... Read more
Mongos and Grandmas.....
Saturday, April 17, 2010      7 comments

I blogged a couple of days ago about how I got the name "Mongo" from our first grandson. Dodie is our third grandchild and oldest granddaughter. She's a sweet six year old, with a heart of gold. Her real name is not Dodie, but Audria. Sh... Read more
What Marriage Is All About
Friday, April 16, 2010      9 comments

What marriage is all about! He ordered one hamburger, one order of French fries and one drink. The old man unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half. He placed one half in front of his wife. He then carefully ... Read more
How I got my name
Thursday, April 15, 2010      9 comments

Our seven beautiful grandchildren all call me "Mongo". I've been asked a few times why they call me that and I thought I'd blog about it for those who've never heard the story. When our first grandchild was born almost 10 years ago, we pla... Read more
Baby Chicks
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      11 comments

We got some new baby chicks today. So far they're doing great. We got 15 pullets for eggs (5 Rhode Island Reds, 5 Isa Browns and 5 Black Sex Links). Here's some of them - I couldn't get them all to pose together:) ... Read more
Love this quote...so true
Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. I couldn't find out who to credit it to - anyone know?... Read more
Salt Uses and Tips
Thursday, April 08, 2010      6 comments

Some of these are new to me.... emoticon ... Read more
Savoring Life
Sunday, April 04, 2010      9 comments

We got the news on Friday that a friend who had been battling pancreatic cancer died on Friday. He was 53 years old and has a sweet wife and 3 young daughters. I'm thankful that he was a man of faith and is in a better place, but it has ca... Read more

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