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Thankful Tuesday

This past weekend was quite the whirlwind! I do believe it was over in the blink of an eye! Here I sit with a cup of hot chocolate (coffee = blech), willing my eyes to stay open and typing away at the computer trying to look busy. I can type pretty well with my eyes…

Menu Plan Monday – Memorial Week

Happy Memorial Day!! I wonder how many people are BBQ-ing. We didn’t BBQ, but we did go visit my grandparents and made a trip to the cemetery to say hi to my daddy. Then we came home and made lunch… Chinese! It was my dad’s favorite, as well as my Hubby’s and Vetty’s too! It…

Memorial Day Kabobs

Enjoy a small backyard barbecue with some friends this Memorial Day and grill up tasty kabobs! Pick up some organic white mushrooms, grape or cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, red skinned potatoes (partially cook before skewing), chicken (or meat of choice), and some skewers. Kabob it up and soak them overnight (or at least 4…

Plans for next Memorial Day

Yesterday, I reflected a lot on the Memorial Days of my past.  When I was younger, my mother had a garden full of bearded irises, and every Memorial Day we’d cut a bunch and take them to the cemetery.  We put some on my great-grandmother’s grave, and a couple other ancestors buried in that cemetery, and…

Memorial Day Ramblings

Memorial Day has become very important to our family. We have always remembered our family and friends who have served in the Armed Forces, but this year, it just hits closer to home. My brother in law is in the Army Reserves and is about to be deployed for the 2nd time in 7 years….