My grip tightened on the cart as I turned it down the frozen food aisle in the grocery store. I looked down at my list and over to the calculator on my phone. I'd calculated the cost of every item in my cart and made sure it came in under my budget. I pulled my... Continue Reading →
A really good use for lemons is to turn them into Lemon Bars. My recipe calls for lemon zest: Here are the finished Lemon Bars, ready to be eaten: Post inspired by: Weekly Photo Challenge Variations on a Theme
Jumping spider sunning in the window. Post inspired by the Daily Photo Challenges: Window, Glow, and Rounded.
Sometimes its just a matter of perspective; the same tree only in this picture the entire Bonsai tree can be seen. Post inspired by the Photo Challenge: Scale
Chickens are anything but pedestrian even when they are just hanging around and especially not when they want the nut. Post inspired by Photo Challenge: Pedestrian
Around every corner in a garden there is something hidden waiting to be discovered. There are several fruits and vegetables that are great at hiding; cucumbers, and strawberries. The master at hiding are round zucchinis: Just below the leaves it sits nestled against a backdrop that keeps it hidden. Here is one more picture just... Continue Reading →
For a few years now small birds have attempted to build a nest under the edge of the roof on this small ledge. Most of the time they give up. This year however two birds worked really hard to get the job done: Up close it seems like a small and unusual location to... Continue Reading →
Sugar ants seem to stake out their territory; as much as I stake out mine. Once they find a food source them come out in a dense pack to gobble it all up. Battling them is an ongoing challenge. The other day I put down some maple syrup to get them to go to one... Continue Reading →