Autumn is a time when the sun’s angle changes, things become cooler, and all of those beautiful leaves earn a fiery glow before falling. The spectacle is so popular that some people plan entire vacations around the possibility of seeing the fall foliage.… Read More The Days Ripen Like Fruit in Autumn
Soon, the blooms will fade and the plants will wither up into brown stems. But in August, the beautiful, vibrant colors seem to beg to be noticed before they are whisked away into fading autumn. “This morning, the sun endures past dawn. I realize that it is August: the summer’s last stand.” ― Sara Baume… Read More August: The Summer’s Finale
Thanksgiving is a time of gathering, of sharing, and of love. A simple meal and assembly of loved ones is the goal. It is memorable and satisfying.
… Read More Favorite Autumn Things and Memories
We set around the kitchen fire,
an’ has the mostest fun!… Read More Vintage Literature with Children
My husband claims he has never met anyone who gets so much joy from changing a couple of coffee cups and items around on a few shelves.
I think he secretly loves it that I get so excited, though, because he made the shelves for me, and he is a Big Coffee Drinker! He and I gather here very early every morning to pour a few cups and chat before getting dressed and ready to face the day.
… Read More Let Summer Begin: The Coffee Bar
Some days I feel incredibly blessed, and then other times I get quite discouraged. That’s when I turn to my scriptures… the ones I have framed, and the memorized… Read More Let Faithfulness Never Leave
How much time do I have left?
… Read More Long enough to make a difference…
Originally posted on gardeningB:
I love peanut butter—spooned straight out of the jar, on bread, in a pie, in sauce, and in a shake! The ingredients are non-hydrogenated peanut butter, very ripe bananas, fresh figs and soy milk. You can use a nut milk or dairy if you prefer. © 2015 Beatriz Portela and gardeningB.com.…
At the looks of my raised garden today, I will have bright red, juicy tomatoes all the way up to Thanksgiving.… Read More “Special Pasta Sauce” (for those Surplus Tomatoes, and Project # 38 of the 40)
I do tend to get overwhelmed with things sometimes.
I am working on patience. One step at a time. … Read More The Grand Teacher