• Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Foil Packet Potatoes

    Foil Packet Potatoes Quick and easy potatoes that cook right along with your meat on the grill. No need to heat up the house. When you are enjoying a beautiful day outside on the deck or in the yard, who wants to have to go inside to cook dinner? Well now, you can stay outside with everyone else. These potatoes make it easy to cook your entire meal on the grill, not just your meat or fish. We just had a beautiful deck put on our house and I definitely didn’t want to go inside to have to cook dinner. Truth be told, I will probably be living on the…

  • This Advice From A Farmers Wife is wise, insightful and helpful. Perhaps you have heard some of these tips but I'm sure everyone can learn something from it | Southern | Southern Ways | Southern Lifestyle | Farm | Farm Living | Farm Life
    Just Plain Southern

    Advice From A Farmer’s Wife

    Wise Advice from a Farmer’s Wife Whenever you return a borrowed pie pan, make sure it’s got a warm pie in it. (This delicious and easy Creamy Coconut Custard Pie is a favorite) Invite lots of folks to supper. You can always add more water to the soup. There’s no such thing as woman’s work on a farm. There’s just work. Make home a happy place for the children. Everybody returns to their happy place. Always keep a small light on in the kitchen window at night. If your man gets his truck stuck in the field, don’t go in after him. Throw him a rope and pull him out with…

  • Derby Style Pie is a traditional recipe at Kentucky Derby time. A pie of chocolate nuts and Bourbon | derby pie, run for the roses | Kentucky Derby Recipes
    Dessert,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Derby Style Pie

    Derby Style Pie Unfortunately, the Kentucky Derby has been postponed this year due to the Coronoavirus. It will be run in September instead of May. But….that doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy his wonderful Derby Style Pie. When I was growing up, my Mama and Daddy had race horses.  Now they were pretty good, but of course never made it to the “Derby”.  My parents loved going to the track to watch our horses run. Heck, my daughter Brianna, was just a baby when we would get her all dressed up and go to the track to watch the horses. Needless to say, the Kentucky Derby was sort of…

  • How would you answer the question Do You Like Being Old? The answer in this post will give you some things to think about | aging| old | life after 50 | midlife | #aging #aginggracefully
    Life After 50

    Do You Like Being Old?

    When asked “Do you like being old?” what would your answer be? As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own friend.. I have seen too many dear friends leave this world too soon; before they understood the great freedom that comes with aging. Whose business is it if I choose to read or play on the computer until 4 AM or sleep until noon? I will dance with myself to those wonderful tunes of the 60 &70’s, and if I, at the same time, wish to weep over a lost love .. I will. I will walk the beach in a…

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    Some Awesome Deals That Are Happening

    There are some awesome deals that are happening right now and I wanted to make sure that I shared them with you!! Every once in a while I come across some really great items that are at super prices. When that happens, I always love to share them with you so that you are able to take advantage of them as well. Here is a list of items I have recently found! Coredy Robot Vacuum Cleaner, 1400Pa Super-Strong Suction, Ultra Slim, Automatic Self-Charging Robotic Vacuum for Cleaning Hardwood Floors, Medium-Pile Carpets, Filter for Pet, Easy Schedule Cleaning This robot vacuum cleaner is originally $219.99. Right now it is on sale…

  • How To Get Cash Back On Your Online Shopping - Since we are all shopping online during this quarantine and shelter in place while the virus is going around, you may as well get cash back on those online purchases. #onlineshopping #moneytips
    Tips

    How To Get Cash Back On Your Online Shopping

    How To Get Cash Back On Your Online Shopping With all of this sickness (flu, Coronavirus / Covid 19 and colds) many of us are having to do much of our shopping online. If you are shopping – and NOT using this – you are literally throwing your money away!! It may be hard to believe, but I (and MANY others) have found out how to get cash back on your online shopping. I know, you may be thinking this couldn’t possibly be true, however, it is! More and more people are forgoing the stores either because they are closed or for the convenience of shopping and ordering online. It…

  • It is important to have a healthy body and healthy mind during these challenging times of illness such as flu and Coronavirus Covid 19. We will help you find balance and calm
    Health,  Life Lessons

    A Healthy Body And Mind

    A healthy body and mind can help us get through not only these challenging times, but day to day life in general. In this current global pandemic, it’s more important than ever we focus on mindfulness. You might be young and healthy, but many of us in our communities may be vulnerable, especially the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. Many of the external events swirling around us are beyond our control, but we can control our reactions and adapt to this temporary new normal of “social distancing. A vital component in this adaptation process is to give proper attention to mind/body/spirit wellness – which the practice of Yoga…

  • Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once Talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. | Compassionate Children | Loving children | happy stories | feel good | #caringchildren
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    The Most Caring Child

    Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia onceTalked about a contest he was asked to judge.The purpose of the contestwas to find the most caring child. The Most Caring Child winner was: 1. A four-year-old child, whose next door neighborwas an elderly gentleman, who had recently lost his wife.Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into the oldGentleman’s’ yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there.When his mother asked him what he hadsaid to the neighbor, the little boy just said,‘Nothing, I just helped him cry.’********************************************* Click here to discover 100’s of kids subscription boxes. 2. Teacher Debbie Moon’s first graders werediscussing a picture of a family. One little…