Leah’s DNA Test Results
We finally got a DNA test for our dog, Leah! The test was sent in Friday, October 22, 2021. Results are expected in 2-4 weeks. JUMP TO COMMENTSENTER YOUR GUESS What do you think Leah is? I am taking guesses while we wait for Leah’s test results! There will be a small prize for…Read More
Saying goodbye to the little old lady in her bonnet | My grandmother passed away
I got the call yesterday. My grandmother, who usually tried to help take care of herself at the nursing home, suddenly became very lethargic and had no interest in anything. They couldn’t get hold of my aunt or uncle. I was next on the list to notify before they called an ambulance to take her…Read More
Why is it getting hard to find Centrum Specialist Energy multi-vitamins?
1/19/2021 Update: IT’S BACK! 60 ct Centrum Specialist Energy at Amazon My favorite multi-vitamin is getting so hard to find! I reached out to GSK (owners of the Centrum brand) to let them know how much this product has helped me and to ask if it has been discontinued or if they are having a…Read More
Chicken Giardino – Easier recipe, inspired by Olive Garden
Two years ago I tried Olive Garden’s Chicken Giardino. This “Grilled chicken and a medley of fresh vegetables, tossed with ruffled pappardelle pasta in a light chicken herb sauce” totally hit the spot! I was delighted to see that Olive Garden actually published the recipe on their website! It has since been taken down. I…Read More
I finally got a new mattress! (Idle Hybrid Review)
I have been sleeping on the mattress that came with my house for almost five years now. It was a nice mattress, but it has officially reached the point of needing to be replaced. I apologize in advance if this post sounds like an advertisement. I’m just so glad that I am happy with my…Read More
I never knew how much we needed a Bearded Dragon!
My daughter has wanted a pet lizard for years. When she asked about a bearded dragon, I agreed that it would be a good alternative to catching a random lizard outside. But she already had enough to keep up with between school and chores. Plus, we live in a small town with no good exotic…Read More
Buckling down in 2020. This will be the year!
I am determined. 2020 will be the year that I make major progress toward getting my finances and my clutter in order! I’m already off to a strong start, having put most of my extra money since Christmas toward paying down debts. This week I finished paying off a our dentist and eye doctor! Phase…Read More
Cat ate rat poison, now he’s sneezing blood! What the vet did.
Last November, I heard a meow at the door and jokingly said “Well come on in!” To my surprise, a young gray/brown tabby cat strolled in like he owned the place. He was hungry but otherwise appeared to be clean and well taken care of. He even knew how to handle himself around my dog.…Read More
Friendly Neighborhood Cat feels better after recovering from rat poison, now he wants to stay
I heard a meow at the back door a couple of months ago and called, “well come on in”. To my surprise, a young neighborhood cat took me up on the offer and quickly made himself at home, begging for a sandwich and taking over the dog’s bed. He appeared to be clean and healthy,…Read More
I was looking for ideas to use up some leftover spinach when my neighbor shared this recipe for Keto Spinach Balls. Nobody in my house is doing the Keto thing, but there were non-keto directions too. I adjusted the recipe to match what was in my fridge, and now I’m fine-tuning until I find what…Read More