The Art of Turning Sour into Sweet

I stood in the middle of the candy aisle contemplating the merits of a duo of delicate dark chocolate almond butter cups. The alternative: my go-to plain dark chocolate bars. In a 10-pack. The plan was to sweeten my sour mood with chocolate. But given my stranded status, quantity won over quality. I wheeled theContinue reading “The Art of Turning Sour into Sweet”

For When You Don’t Know

My great grandparents lived just four doors down from us in a two story farmhouse cobbled together over the years. Guinea hens ran unopposed in the yard, at least until us kids made it our mission to try and commandeer one and the warmth of the wood cook stove in the kitchen mingled with the oil heaterContinue reading “For When You Don’t Know”

30 Days of Grateful Praise:: Old Things

I tend to have a soft spot for old things. Our home, which started out furnished in the “early attic/late garage” period has now permanently become Heather’s home for wayward furniture… The older the better… What can I say, I’m a sucker for history and heritage. A few weeks ago, my friend who is downsizingContinue reading “30 Days of Grateful Praise:: Old Things”

Rock Conquers All

In my living room there’s a print bought from a Target long ago right when my family expanded beyond just me and the two felines that says, “Rock Conquers All”. We are all music lovers so it was very fitting at the time. If you squint you can see it right behind the chair belowContinue reading “Rock Conquers All”

Five Links to Love This Weekend and an Invitation…

~Don’t get discouraged, it may be the last key in the bunch that opens the door. ~ Stansifer Happy Happy Friday my friends! This is it! We are on the cusp of what is going to be a great weekend! (And hopefully a dry one!) Can I tell you these Friday posts are becoming myContinue reading “Five Links to Love This Weekend and an Invitation…”