Category : Just For Fun

Fountains and Fireworks

Fountains and Fireworks

Tim and I just returned from a weekend in the beautiful Brandywine Valley, a very historic area along the PA/DE border.  Growing up in Claymont, DE, I spent a lot of time in Chadds Ford, PA.  There’s the Brandywine Battlefield Park that is famous for its role during the Revolutionary War.  My family and friends […]

Sitting on the Back Porch IS Doing Something!

Sitting on the Back Porch IS Doing Something!

Welcome to my favorite summertime place…the back porch.  I love to sit here and soak up the smells and sounds of summer.  The warmth of the summer sun intensifies the smell of fresh cut grass. Listening to the birds fill the air with their music always reminds me that ,while God cares for and provides […]

Lesson Learned from Lavender

Lesson Learned from Lavender

One of my most favorite parts of summer is growing herbs.  I love to watch them grow since they require very little maintenance.  ‘Set ’em and forget ’em’ is my summer gardening mantra. I have discovered that lavender is quite a hardy plant.  After our hard winter with two back-to-back, 4 foot snowstorms, I had […]

Frogmore Stew

I want to tell you about one of my favorite summertime meals.  Frogmore Stew! No, frogs are not part of the ingredients.  Don’t know how it every got that name.  But what it does have is:  Red potatoes, corn on the cob, kielbasa and shrimp, all boiled together in a big pot filled with water […]