We all love a good summer rain shower and yesterday we had a big one. It was pouring, there were big puddles ankle deep and no one in the neighborhood dared go outside. That is, no one but us. Me, Josh, and Amanda grabbed our umbrellas and headed out to have some fun in the rain. We … More Singin’ and dancin’ in the rain!
My, it has been quite a while since I have posted for you my readers. Life has just been busy for me but, fortunately for you, I now have time to share with you all that has been going on. So here I go, with a nice cup of tea for company. First of all, … More It’s been a while….
Welcome to another week of “Adventures in the Howard Kitchen.” This week we experimented with olive oil. Now, this family loves olive oil. We use it in pretty much everything. With fish that we got from our local fish market, we made whole fish in a seasoned salt crust and drizzled with olive oil for the … More Good Food, Good Life
Today we had a little taste of Italy on another one of our kitchen adventures. If you don’t already know, our family loves to cook and try foods from around the world. So today we tried our hand at homemade pasta in a dish called Ragu Bolognese. At first, I was a little nervous because … More A Taste of Italy
This morning I woke up to a completely unexpected sight. Snow. Snow everywhere. I was so happy! It was the first snow in a long time for me and it was so beautiful! After breakfast, us four kids went right out with cameras in hand and the dog tagging along and enjoyed it before it melted … More “I Smell Snow”-Lorelai
Happy 2017 everyone! I can’t believe that a new year has already arrived. It seems like 2016 just sped right by! I hope that you all had a wonderful, fun Christmas. Mine was absolutely fantastic! We didn’t do much for New Year’s Eve, we just stayed home. We had our annual Hobbit and Lord of … More Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
The smell of pine and fresh cookies, decorations everywhere, and a warm atmosphere can only mean one thing-Christmas. Yep, it’s that time of year again and I am so ready for it! I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here. It is so exciting! I love this time of year because everyone seems happy. I love the anticipation … More A Little Christmas Cheer….
Happy late Thanksgiving dear readers! I hope you all had a spectacular time and stuffed yourselves to your heart’s content. We spent a wonderful week in beautiful North Carolina with my grandparents. It was a little cold in the beginning of the week but other than that we had a fantastic time. We did a … More Happy Thanksgiving!
This past week we had the pleasure of going to Williamsburg, VA. Our family loves Williamsburg and it is a very special place for us. We were blessed to have beautiful weather and had a nice break from the chilly Autumn weather. Unfortunately, we went during Halloween so everything was decorated and it took away … More Williamsburg Trip!
This post is a little late, I know, but better late than never! To celebrate the start of the new season I’ve decided to do a simple Fall Mood Board with all of my favorite things about this wonderful season. Enjoy! Have a wonderful week and enjoy this beautiful Fall day! See ya real … More Welcome Autumn!