Hello Summer

I  have noticed a few things this summer SportTman is quite content to eat frozen pizzas all day long I still hate doing the laundry Dinner always tastes better when eaten on our deck overlooking the woods Watermelon is addicting……but so are fresh milkshakes! The Inventor loves to clean!!!  🙂  She can be rented for…

Friday Fave Five…..already!?!?

Hey wait one minute how can it be Friday already?  I had planned to write at least 2 blog posts this past week……….uh….what happened? My first week off of school and it flew right by, but I must say it has flown at a slower pace than the usual pace around here.  And I do…

Friday Fave Five

Well it has been a glorious week for this teacher! My number ONE favorite of the week was; SCHOOL IS OUT FOR THE SUMMER!!!! I am also enjoying my simple, little herb container garden.  I planted dill, rosemary and chives.  They are thriving and I just love stepping out onto the deck to cut a…

Been jammin!! – Freezer Jam

I just LOVE strawberry season!!  Fresh strawberries are in abundance where I live in farm country! So every year I make lots of strawberry jam…….unfortunately I did not have a lot of time to make my usual 12-15 pints of jam. So I bought ONE quart of strawberries and made 4 pints of jam…….it took…

THREE more days!!!!

Three more days until ScHoOl is OUT for the summer!!!!!!!! Oh I can almost see it……….. Lazy mornings reading the newspaper and drinking coffee on the deck Reading a few good books (any good suggestions?) Exercise on a regular basis getting a few home projects done Make strawberry jam Eating LOTS of fresh fruit BEACH…..pool!…

Friday Fave Five

Friday is FINALLY here………Actually as a teacher I am really counting the days until the last day of school more than I am  Fridays 🙂 This week went fast with having Memorial Day off! And at our household the last 3 years Memorial Day weekend means baseball tournaments! 🙂  SportTman got to play at our…