• Recipes,  Tips

    Simple Homemade Tortillas

    TweetSharePin133Share133 SharesSimple Homemade Tortillas These tortillas come together so quickly and easily that you will be wondering why you ever bought them from the store. We were just talking the other day about how Aileen’s family goes through Tortillas like crazy which made me think…. “Why are we buying these things? They can’t be THAT hard to make.” We are both all for being able to make something that doesn’t have all the chemicals “unpronounceable ingredients” in it. Here is a recipe for flour tortillas that I found originally at Jazibe’s Recipes. Easy…easy…easy! These are not very flexible when cool so try to warm them before using them. makes about…

  • Halloween Rules
    Halloween,  Holidays

    The Official Halloween Rules

    TweetSharePin13Share1225 SharesDid y’all know there were Official Halloween Rules? With Halloween right around the corner, we figured these “Official” Halloween Rules might come in handy. Halloween “Rules” When it appears that you have killed the monster, never check to see if it’s really dead. If you find that your house is built upon or near a cemetery, was once a church that was used for black masses, had previous inhabitants who went mad or committed suicide or died in some horrible fashion, or had inhabitants who performed satanic practices in your house – move away immediately. Never read a book of demon summoning aloud, even as a joke. Do not…

  • Have you ever wondered what children really think of their grandparents? Well this will give you an idea and a laugh. #grandparents #children
    Children

    How Children Perceive Their Grandparents

    TweetSharePin16Share16 SharesHave you ever wondered about how your grandchildren perceive you, their grandparents? Perhaps just asking that question got your brain spinning about it. Have a look at the stories below and it may give you a better understanding or at least a good laugh. How Children Perceive Their Grandparents I was in the bathroom, putting on my makeup, under the watchful eyes of my young granddaughter, as I’d done many times before. After I applied my lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, “But Grandma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper goodbye!” I will probably never put lipstick on again without thinking about kissing the toilet…

  • How To Write A Thank You Note. This simple thank you note formula will help you to write a much appreciated thank you note #thankyounote #thankyounoteformula #howtowriteathankyounote
    Just Plain Southern

    How To Write A Thank You Note

    TweetSharePin516Share516 SharesIn the South, a thank you note is an absolute must! It’s just like monograms, pearls and college football. I promise, if you forget to send one, the ladies will be whispering about you at the next garden party. Imagine getting mail, real physical mail. You skip down to the mailbox, open the door, and pull out a little envelope addressed specifically to you. Ecstatic, you race back to your living room and tear open the envelope. Inside is a small card with the words “Thank You” on the front. You open the card and read a beautiful, handwritten thank you note from someone you had given a very…

  • We will teach you the 12 basic rules when using a clothesline. Hanging your clothes. #hangingclothes #clothesline #howtohangclothes
    Tips

    12 Basic Rules When Using A Clothesline

    TweetSharePin21Share21 SharesRemember when everyone had a clothesline in their back yard? When everyone hung their clothes? Everything that’s old is new again! We will give you the basic rules for using a clothesline and how to hang your clothes for the best results. We have one and even the kids hang their clothes out on it. I had a neighbor stop by last Summer and ask if we were having “financial troubles”. I could tell how much courage it had taken her to ask the question. She was not being nosy but was seriously concerned. I was a bit surprised but said “no, why do you ask”. She said that…

  • A Valentine's Day Fairytale is a heartwarming true story of adoption. #adoption #valentinesday
    Children,  Holidays,  Valentine's Day

    A Valentine’s Day Fairytale About Adoption

    TweetSharePin10Share111 SharesA Valentine’s Day Fairytale – A Story About Adoption (My adoption) Once upon a time, a long long time ago (1966 to be exact) in a land far far away (Alamaba) lived Marilou and Dick. They had so much love to give and wanted to share that love with a child. As sometimes happens, things did not work out exactly as planned, so they decided to adopt a baby. They went to the Nuns at Catholic Charities to start the process. They explained to the Nuns that they were wanting a healthy, infant that was a boy and they were going to name him Brett… They went back home and waited….…

  • we have given you the recipe for 6 soups that will definitely give you that warm cozy happy feeling inside. Homemade Chicken Soup, Instant Pot Split Pea and Ham Soup, Vegetable Soup, Better Than Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli, Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Chicken Chowder #soup #soups #instantpot #crockpot #slowcooker
    Soups and Salads

    6 Soup Recipes To Warm You Up

    TweetSharePin70Share70 SharesThese 6 soup recipes will warm you up from the inside out. Looking For Something Delicious To Warm You Up On A Cold Day? We Have You Covered On a cold Fall or Winter’s day, there’s nothing better than a delicious, warm bowl of soup to warm you up from the inside out. Below, we have gathered for you the recipe for 6 soups that will definitely give you that warm cozy happy feeling inside. Enjoy!! Homemade Chicken Soup ​This soup is so easy to make. It will taste like you had it cooking all day. Warms the heart & the soul (& the body). ​ ​ Better Than…

  • Life's Little Instructions is a short list of suggestions to help improve your life as well as the lives of others. #yourbestlife
    Life Lessons

    Life’s Little Instructions

    TweetSharePin45Share45 SharesLife’s Little Instructions is a short list of suggestions to help improve your life as well as the lives of others. Sing in the shower. Treat everyone you meet like you would want to be treated. Watch a sunrise at least once this year. Leave the toilet seat in the down position. Never refuse homemade brownies or biscuits. Strive for excellence, not perfection. Plant a tree on your birthday. Learn three clean jokes. Return borrowed vehicles with the gas tank full. Compliment three people every day. Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them. Leave everything a little better than you found it. Keep it simple. Think…