Archive for February, 2011

Sunday Sunday 2-27

I failed!!  I failed my 365 days of photos    = (
somehow I forgot to take a picture last Sunday!!??    really?!
I was sick on Sunday… my worst day with my cold… but still!!
Oh Well!!   I guess it will be my 364 day project now    =)
I can still get an A if I only [...]

48 hours + 8 inches =

Hikes to the local hills with our sled in tow

A few Hours of sledding
in the beautiful white powdery snow

That filled our sled on each run down the hill

after nearly every run down the hill
the mama had to pull off her gloves
and dig Powdery  snow out of boots, pant legs, hoods… faces…  =)
48 hours + 8 [...]

Weather Report from Washington! =)

Western Washington that is…
For those of you who commented on Sunday
that you were jealous of this:

My man mowing the lawn 6 days ago
because the sun was manipulating our lawn into growing.
Apparently grass grows  in 40-50 degree weather…  =)
Be Jealous NO MORE
yesterday we woke to this in Washington State

Every 20 minutes the snow would fall
and then [...]

Salmon Marinated in Maple and Soy

A few of my weekend visitors commented on my Salmon Dinner…
and I love to share a good thing… so I thought I would give you the recipe!
It is simple and delicious!!  and the leftovers are amazing the day after!!
I am going to try something new… give you the recipe first
and then the step by step [...]

Sunday Sunday February 20th

Sunday Scavenger Hunt :
Chocolate, Canned Food, Music, Stack and Numbers.
and of course my photos for days 44 – 50 of 365!
Sunday    44/365      Stack

We picked up Girl Scout Cookies on Sunday
and we stacked them up for our annual picture
of Abby with ALL the cookies she sold…
we make personalized Thank You cards out of the picture!
It is [...]

Fortune Cookies

I am not one to believe in fortunes or horoscopes
not that there is anything wrong with believing in them
I just don’t.
Tuesday I bought myself and Sammy a meal at Panda Express
and this was our fortune:

There is  some Truth in that!!
(for anyone of course ..not just the one who opens the cookie!)
The Word  Courage keeps sneaking [...]


The sun was shining

After a powerful service at church
I needed to be outside in God’s creation!!
I persuaded my little family to go downtown
to walk the doggy and spend time together
while spring was teasing us a bit more
in the chilly but sunny weather
look what we found… hints of Spring!

pictures are compliments of my virgin mobile smart [...]

Sunday Sunday

Sunday  Sunday
Ashley’s Photo Scavengerhunt
and the 365 day challenge
Links are at the bottom of my post if you are interested in joining the fun!
Sunday   37/365

Last weekend I stitched this little bag for Abby
It is the first bag I’ve sewn… not sure I will sew another!!  ha ha…
Monday        38/365

Merlin was exhausted after a trip to [...]

Self inflicted Torture

Every Single Time the cat comes down the stairs
or she comes into the house from outside
Merlin chases her, tackles her, barks at her  or lovingly nips at her
ALL ~  DAY ~  LONG ~  Every ~ Single ~ Day.
for 528 days
He is relentless!!  He Really wants Nana to play with him!
(he really is Exhausting but that [...]

The Cowboy I didn’t know I married

My hubby is full of surprises this year
First I discovered he was a Poster Boy at work

You can go back and read about that HERE if you like =)
And Then….
Recently the wonderful little church we started attending just this Fall
had a wee little talent show
now we are still a little shy there
I mean we [...]