Spring Rushing In

Well, here in Middle Georgia we have went from blistering days in the 40s just two weeks ago to current temps of 80s-90s. A typical southern spring. It is quite amazing to see how much the higher temps are rushing the growing season in. Each morning when I walk out my door the veggies and flowers have grown significantly from the day before. I grew turnips for the first time and had to harvest a few to thin the plantings out. Joseph Continue Reading ››

Making Room

This past week, here in Middle Georgia, we have seen high winds, strong storms, outrageous pollen counts and more than a couple of days of blistering cold. I can take the cold but not combined with high winds. I hate wind. Especially cold wind. So, my days outdoors have been limited to say the least. This has given me the opportunity to work on some indoor projects that have been on the back burner. I re-organized my closets and blessed someone else Continue Reading ››

Mow the Grass You Know

The last few weeks have been stressful, to say the least. My mom has been suffering from excruciating pain and will have a hip replacement next week, my husband has had strep throat, and I am suffering from a sinus infection. Knowing that the next few weeks will be even busier with my mom recovering from surgery, I have stocked the house with enough food and household supplies to last at least a month. I am always trying to think about Continue Reading ››

Quilting With a Purpose

Last Saturday, the Project Linus chapter I belong to, celebrated its 12th birthday. To date, the chapter has donated over 7,000 blankets to children in need. A few of the places our blankets go to are: hospitals, fire stations, police stations, special needs camps, the department of family and children’s services, Georgia’s Porch, and of course individuals. I joined this group four years ago and have never regretted it. I have learned to quilt from master quilters whose expertise would Continue Reading ››

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