It’s Freezing Outside

It’s Freezing Outside

It’s been below zero (Fahrenheit) where I live for a few days now, I think it about time to just say it.

Brr!

Chocolate Covered Almond Biscotti on a plate in front of a snowman mug of hot chocolate Read more

Homeownership Adventures… and Plumbing!

Homeownership Adventures… and Plumbing!

In the short time since we’ve gotten our home, we have done the regular things to make a home ones’ own and normal maintenance: painted, had new carpet installed, weeded, unpacked, picked up walnuts from the yard, mowed, shoveled snow, installed a fencing solution, etc….

Beyond those tasks, we have also woken up in the morning to no water pressure to then by the end of the day have had paid for a new well pump. Oh, Yea! I suppose this is why we have an emergency fund for days like these and a good thing too we did already have one ready established.

That was just about two weeks ago. Read more

Winter Center Piece

Winter Center Piece

Most of the family holiday dinners we go to, be it Thanksgiving or Christmas, is served buffet style. Dishes are laid out in the kitchen for people to pile on to their plates and then find a spot at the table. With the food out in the kitchen, there is plenty of space on the table for mom’s china place settings, butter, salt, pepper, and a centerpiece. The most memorable centerpiece my Mom puts out is her Snowbabies.

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On one end is a snowball fight, with two fortified behind a wall. Read more