I am starting to get a little itchy around my neckline where I got a good burn at the first Clemson home game of the 2015 football season. It was the only place I overlooked a triple application of SPF 55 sunscreen. Last weekend was full of football, family and, yes, fun. (Can’t help but… Read More A little Clemson love
1. Never pay full price for perennials if you don’t have to. You can always find a friend or neighbor who has some to transplant. Case in point, these beautiful irises from a friend from church who put out a desperate plea that she was being taken over by them. Call me in three years… Read More Gardening: Ten Things I have Learned
Football Saturday. A Gator Fan, Bulldog Fan and a Tiger Fan go for a walk in downtown Easley, SC. They discover a 100 year old department store to plunder and a hidden amphitheater that is showing a family movie at 8 p.m. tonight – Frozen. Around the corner from the park, they discovered a little… Read More College football, family and spinach artichoke dip
I absolutely love daylilies! These beautiful flowers bloom for a day; a glorious, perfect blossom for one day. They get one day to be their best! The rest of the year they look like overgrown grass in need of a mower. What an excellent example that we should take every day with an expectation of… Read More Daylilies!
We celebrated our first non-moving weekend in our new home by filling up the bird feeders hung around our yard. There’s a much-beloved butterfly bush anchoring our yard. Every time I walk the dogs it is loaded with both bloom and butterfly, and a random bee. We moved in two weeks ago and are making… Read More Settling in
Looks like Spring is getting ready to frock up in her finest!
Thanks to my third grade teacher, I knew peanuts – well, the part I knew as a peanut – grew underground like a potato. As a resident of rural south Georgia, I’m sure I’ve seen the plant growing in the field but not until a few weeks ago could I identify a peanut plant –… Read More Peanuts and Cotton: From the Field
“Goals that are not written down are just wishes.” I saw that statement on fellow blogger’s Facebook page earlier this week and shared the link on my own page. This morning it yelled at me: “What are your goals? Write them down.” It’s like that question people ask you when they are getting to know you:… Read More Raising pygmy goats and chickens and other wishes
I love driving by this cotton field everyday. This is my snow, the southern kind. The crop is almost ready to be brought in, which means Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I started thinking about the year’s blessings today and what I have to be Thankful for, and honestly, in everything, not only including… Read More Cotton Pickin’ Sunset and Blessings
Picked 10-01-11. Scheduled to be dipped in cornmeal and fried up 10-02-11.