Memorial Day Weekend

The first of the summer patriotic holidays is this weekend.  Okay, Memorial Day, where did you come from all of a sudden? It seems as if we were just complaining about the cold, wet winter and now?  Boom!  Summer has arrived. Memorial Day weekend arrives amidst such a flurry of activities with graduations, school release, […]

April 2024 Wrap Up

Last post of April!  This has been a whirlwind month starting off with our vacation to Hawaii and it feels like it’s been nonstop since. Now, we’re here to wrap up April 2024 and this is what went on over the weekend. Lather If you don’t have a Lather store near you, they have a […]

Early March Weekly Wrap Up

This week seemed like equal time in the kitchen and outdoors.  I can tell you what I prefer.  Zero time in the kitchen.  But.  Darn it, I like to eat. Nothing earth shattering to report, but here is how we spent our early March week. Bringing a little outdoors into my kitchen, Traders has daffodils!  […]

February Potpourri

Nothing in particular, but here are a few things this February to chat about. Outdoor activities I know everyone is not as keen as we are here to get out and enjoy the mild weather.  But we have been hiking, walking, eating and even playing cards outside. I treated myself to a breakfast burrito at […]

Ready for Spring?

Raise your hand if you’re ready for spring!  Oh, you too.  So am I! I’m taking baby steps ushering in my favorite season and we were lucky enough to have some really nice weather this week to make it feel real. White Tank Mountains Waaaayyy back in October of 2020 we met Jann and Ali […]

Celebrating New Year’s Eve – Two Ways

There are two ways to celebrate New Year’s – in or out.  Here is my version of the two ways. And some ideas to maximize the day! New Year’s Eve Morning Ok, now, you haven’t started partying yet, so get up, get dressed and lace up your shoes.  Why wait for tomorrow (or the next […]

Warm and Cozy (and Not Christmassy)

It is possible to be warm and cozy this time of year, and yet not be too Christmassy?  Some of us might already be burnt out on the holiday.  But warm and cozy are still nice, right? So whether you are in full-Christmas mode, or ready to move on, here are some ways I keep […]

A Few Surprising Ways I Use the French Press

The Keurig is my go-to for making coffee these days.  The French Press got relegated to the back of the cupboard.  But then, I got inspired, and here are a few surprising ways I use the French press. With so many of my items hitting the donation bin, one thing I’ve kept is my French […]

November 2023 Potpourri

I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but around here?  Around here things are already gearing up for the holidays.  Let’s chat about it for November 2023 potpourri, shall we? A lot of really fun activities are popping up and I want to take advantage of every one of them.  Especially if that […]

October 2023 Potpourri

Chatting about this and that for October 2023 Potpourri before the month completely gets away from us. Sedona We took a quick trip to Sedona this week to enjoy the mountain views and perfect weather.  The trees are barely starting to show some yellow, so it’s more like late summer there right now. It’s been […]