Spiderworts Spiderworts can be compared to daylilies and dayflowers — each blossom lasts only one day. The common name refers to the many glistening hairs on the sepals and the buds. They resemble… Continue reading

Mallard Ducks

Mallard Ducks We live kind of in a corner of a V with a lake on one side and a large pond on the other side, so it is no surprise that we have… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast Recipe

We were spending the day outside on Sunday, so we put this in the crock pot before going out. It was a very nice day and we got a lot of work done. As… Continue reading

Oven-Baked Fried Chicken

Oven-Baked Fried Chicken Prep time: 25 minute Cook time: 40 minutes Servings:  2-4 This lightened up version of a classic favorite is easy and delicious. Crispy, moist, flavorful, and best of all, healthy.… Continue reading

Kale, Quinoa, and Avocado Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

We have tried quinoa a few times and liked it, so now I am looking for more recipes so we can have more quinoa in our diet. Also I am concerned about my blood… Continue reading

Casey and Dusty

Today I am at a lost as to what to post, so by default I am going to post a few picture of my two demons. This is Casey & Dusty at 8… Continue reading

Pizza on the Grill I

Pizza on the Grill I Submitted By: Doug Photo By: Jeff Prep Time: 45 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Ready In: 3 Hours Servings: 16 “With this recipe, you’ll make the garlic and… Continue reading

I Had Some Gams

Originally posted on Rantings of an Amateur Chef:
Recently I’ve told you about when I was a teenager, I spent time with a boating club that the family of a girlfriend belonged to.…

Eating My Way Through the Alphabet; Letter M

Eating My Way Through the Alphabet; Letter M.


The Lilac are blossom complete with a butterfly. The Lilac is Earl’s a lady that he worked with 20 years ago gave him a small seedling it took 4 to 5 years before it… Continue reading