Look what we have in our hanging flower basket…


Around the House, Nature, Photography

My husband discovered this bird nest in our hanging flower basket on our front porch about a week or so ago. The nest belongs to a darling Red House Finch couple.   http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/House_Finch/id I see the Mrs. House Finch more often than Mr. House Fince and I can peek at her through the office window but she’s […]

May 7, 2012

Chicken Tomato Linguine


Food, Tasty Tuesday

I made this a while ago and forgot to post it. I can’t even remember if I used a recipe for this or if this was one of those hmm-let’s-see-what-I-can-put-together-with-what-I’ve-got meals. Either way, you could probably just look at the picture and easily figure out how to make this or something similar. I remember liking […]

May 1, 2012

The Hunger Games Review


Book Review

Warning: Don’t read this if you do not want to know anything about the Hunger Games movie or books. I recently watched The Hunger Games movie and then read Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) and Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games). I really enjoyed them […]

April 28, 2012

Thankful in pictures


Astronomy, Nature, Photography, Thankful Thursday

Things I am thankful for from this past week: Time, a whole weekend; just me and my husband…hadn’t done that since our honeymoon almost 10 years ago. First, we pretended we were rich and enjoyed an exquisite dinner, dessert and amazing morning breakfast that I didn’t have to cook or clean-up! Then, we ran away […]

April 26, 2012

Maple Walnut Strawberry Waffles


Food, Tasty Tuesday

The batter: 2 eggs 2 cups whole wheat flour (or you can mix whole wheat and white if you prefer) 1/2 cup melted butter 1 3/4 cups to 2 cups of milk or water (I use water and sometimes a bit of coconut milk) Add more water if the batter is too thick) 1 TB […]

April 24, 2012