Money Saver: Plants (Part 1)

Ah, plants! When Fall rolls around every year (and I’m not admitting that it’s actually Fall yet!) my thoughts turn to my plants that have remained outdoors all Summer, soaking up the sun and thriving in the lovely Summer heat and humidity. (Well, lovely for them, anyway!) What will I save for next year? Well,Continue reading “Money Saver: Plants (Part 1)”

You’re Mean…I Love You!

Yesterday (and yes I apologize for not writing on my scheduled Thursday!) I was hanging out with my two oldest kiddos. Child #1 hugged Child #2, who immediately struggled to get away. Child #1 then said to Child #2 “You’re mean …I love you!” Now if that doesn’t sum up their entire relationship, I don’tContinue reading “You’re Mean…I Love You!”

German Farmer’s Breakfast

When I was a child, my mother used to make this breakfast on Sundays once in a while instead of cooking dad’s favorite “sunny side up and smiling” eggs with sausage or bacon and toast. This is a heavenly combination of bacon, eggs, and hashbrowns. Why it was a breakfast for a German farmer, IContinue reading “German Farmer’s Breakfast”

My Interview with Pooja of lifesfinewhine

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by one of my favorite bloggers, Pooja of lifesfinewhine. The interview is linked below so you can check it out. Pooja’s blog can be found at lifesfinewhine.com Have fun and happy Monday! https://lifesfinewhine.ca/2021/08/16/blogger-interview-with-rita/

My Tuna Fish Casserole

Tuna fish casserole. Yum. I have loved this dish since I was a child. My mom didn’t make it much as both my sister and dad hated it. Once in a while, however, usually during Lent, we were treated to it. I had a hard time waiting for it to be done and invariably burnedContinue reading “My Tuna Fish Casserole”

Answered Prayers

Just wanted to let you know that child #1 came home today. Praised be Jesus Christ Our Lord, now and forever amen! Thank you for keeping us all in your thoughts and prayers! We are navigating new territory here, trying for an adult relationship. I have many unbreakable rules (the first being absolutely no satanismContinue reading “Answered Prayers”

What Did You Hear Me Say?

Communication. How many times have we been told that this application is key to any and all relationships? If we can’t communicate, the relationship cannot flourish. If we don’t communicate well, we cannot get our point across and sometimes end up hurting the other person’s feelings. Hmmm…so lately I was listening to a podcast thatContinue reading “What Did You Hear Me Say?”