Life is full of simple little pleasures, like sitting by an open window with the warm breeze gently blowing the curtains and listening to the birds chatter. That is one of my favorite things to do now that it is Spring. But what makes it even better, is having a good, satisfying book to read. Recently … More Just a happy day
I was just thinking how wonderful it is that it’s finally spring. Everything seems fresh and light and soft green leaves and flowers are emerging from swelling buds. The air has a completely different smell, too. Spring is the season that makes me so happy to be alive in this beautiful world. If you haven’t had … More Daily Dose of Happy
I have been nominated for the One Lovely Blogger Award by my sister Amanda from A Thing Or Two. It’s a wonderful blog where she posts about “her life in a nutshell.” Be sure to check it out! Thanks Amanda! Rules: The nominee must thank the person who nominated them and link their blog in … More I’ve Been Nominated!
I wasn’t planning on doing another post so soon, but I saw this video and couldn’t help it. Watching this just made me smile. 🙂 Don’t you just love people like this, who aren’t afraid to just dance? Have a fabulous day and, if you get the chance, dance like no one is watching! See … More Just Dance!
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
Good morning! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and are ready for another week. To start the week off, I have decided to post a quote for you. I will be posting a quote or verse every once in a while in case any of you need encouragement or a smile to get you going. Life can always … More Weekly Quote
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….