The Reason for the Season

You may remember last week I was being a little curmudgeonly about hauling out and putting up our Christmas decorations.  I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed lately…hubby on the road a lot, getting the house ready to go on the market next month, preparing for the new puppy, baking like a mad woman…spreading peace, love, [...]

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Handpainted Keychains

Teenage girls LOVE to give gifts…lots of them.  Around Christmas time this can become very expensive.  This year I came up with a cute little (economical) gift for Halie to give her friends. Personalized, hand painted, beaded, key chains. This project took some time, several days, but it was super easy.  The total cost for [...]

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Baby it’s COLD outside!

We are having some record breaking COLD temperatures here in Georgia.  It’s COLD, I mean really cold! The temperature here this morning was 14*, with a wind chill of 1*.  Yikes!!!  I’m too thin blooded for this stuff. I had to do some errands this morning.  This fountain ice sculpture is in a shopping center [...]

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Gingersnaps

I received this recipe MANY years ago from another military wife when we lived in Germany.  Her name was Pam Backman.  We lost touch after we moved back to the states but I think of her every year when I make these cookies.

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