Ahhhhh….vacation!

We just got back from a 3 day get-away. It was vacation for the kids and me but work for hubby. He likes having us along though. We like tagging…

Keys to Fighting Fair

1. Replace “you” statements with “I feel” statements.2. Don’t say “You never…”, “You always….”, and “I told you so…”3. Don’t dredge up the past in the current argument.4. Really listen.5.…

Garden is growing!

I took a stroll through the garden today to see what is growing. Want to see? The smell of the orange blossoms on the Satsuma tree is amazing!Wish I could…

Tomatillo Salsa

I got some great tomatillos at the farmer’s market last week and since I delight in salsa verde I wanted to try canning some. Here is the recipe I used.…

Coming out of hiding…

Michael’s levels are really coming down. He has a Geiger counter and on the first day his levels were somewhere around 100. After a shower that evening it dropped to…

The quarantine quarters

We finished the to do list and the room is fixed up and the prisoner….er….patient…is in there. I thought you might like to see the transformation to our room. Sorry…

Radioactive!

We are getting ready for Michael to receive his radioactive iodine. The list of things to do to get ready keeps growing! He had his surgery three weeks ago. They…

Herb Garden

I have a separate herb garden that is closer to my back door so I can pop out and snip the required herb. All I had left after the winter…

The harvest!

The jars have cooled and now I have the “problem” of finding places to store them! I jokingly call the coat closet my cellar. This is right about the time…

My Garden

Yesterday we (finally) put in our garden! My dad had tilled it about a month ago but we got busy (of course) and so it didn’t get planted. But in…