Homemade Strawberry Jam is one of my favorite childhood memories (in addition to picking the strawberries for the jam!). I grew up having Homemade Strawberry Jam in the fridge at all times. And the freezer was always stocked for the whole year. I remember moving out on my own and buying jelly for the first time. It probably seems silly that Continue reading
What a week!! It was full of sick kids and multiple doctor visits. My son got a bug bite on his face that caused his face to swell up. Then a few days later he got a horrible stomach flu…..and he still is not 100%. So while I did get a lot of Continue reading
Last week I did not get to do all the cooking that I wanted to do. My son had a bug bite that caused his face to swell up, which required a few trips to the doctor. Oh Joy! Then a few days later he got hit with a nasty stomach bug. So that halted Continue reading
What is Five Minute Friday?
It is a 5-minute writing party. Click the link below to read some other great writing. I just looked and there are over 240 other writers who have linked up with Lisa Jo Baker (we are partying on her FaceBook page this week since she is having “technical difficulties” on her website!)
Here are the rules:
1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. And then absolutely, no ifs, ands or buts about it, you need to visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Seriously. Continue reading
As we were unpacking from the move, I found some old letters from when my husband and I were dating. We were high school sweethearts. We dated our junior and senior years in high school and all 4 years of college. That’s a lot of letter writing. I even made a photo album of cards he sent me, letters, movie stubs we saw etc… What I didn’t realize is that he saved all of my letters too. “Awe…” Continue reading