The simplest, tastiest, feed-a-crowd barbecue I know of. Warms your tummy in the winter. Helps you avoid turning on the oven or even the grill in the summer. A frugal fast food for slow Sundays year ’round. Sharing an Independence Day meal idea (or any time of the year idea) at $5 Dinners!
Several of the children really have fun with the free site, Club Penguin. “Waddle around and meet new friends.” They have each created a penguin for free and decorated an igloo for their penguins. They have pet puffles. Of course, you can pay a fee for a membership. Then your penguin can enjoy special clothes, [...]
A simple summer spread to beat the same ol’ regular. And to enjoy your summer garden! Three ingredients… : Cucumber Salad 1-2 cucumber 3 oz cream cheese dill weed salt and/or pepper, optional Finely chop cucumber. Mix in cream cheese and dill weed. Can add a splash of milk if it seems dry. Season [...]
Ever since our heavenly hydrangeas nature study last month we’ve been thinking about a hydrangea pastel lesson. And every time we admire the hydrangeas by the front door, the deep blues in the side yard. The range of colors in our yard this year is simply beautiful. So, for a pastel lesson, you too can [...]
Mid-morning on Monday the 20th, Lil Buddy, sitting next to me, leans over and hugs me hard. Says, “you know what? I’m your best friend!” Is there anything else to say? I’d be happy with that. But besides this sweetness from the littlest there is the sweetness of summer. Watermelon. Ice cream. Iced coffee. Daylillies. [...]
Post Father’s Day weekend. Post breakfast Saturday morning – we load up. Head to the hills north of us. Two hours and we’re there. We hug necks, visit with Grandma L. and then get the honor of a garden tour. And this tour included so much of the nature that we’ve recently studied. Oakleaf hydrangea [...]
Before reading this post, please read the rest of the series on the Habit of Moral Living. In part IV of the series, Willful Ignorance, I said that this time, we’d look at extreme examples of people whose actions indicate that God has abandoned them to defective thinking. They are disturbing to those of us who [...]
After trying out wearing ‘homemade’ curlers to bed, Middle Girl declared, ‘I look like James Madison!’ I’ve only recently discovered how easy and fun it is to take phone photos. My children found this out a while ago. Carting my phone off and producing videos of major length and many, many photos of crazy, smiling [...]