Wednesday, July 1, 2020

4th of July Celebration

In the USA we celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July.    So let's celebrate!!

 Wishing you a very Happy 4th!!
God Bless America!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Monday, June 29, 2020

Hold that spot!

When we moved into our new home a few years ago, we replaced the carpet in several rooms of the house.  After a few months I noticed a spot on the family room carpet.

Of course I was not happy about this spot on our new flooring.  
Recently I read on a blog (sorry but I can't remember where it was first posted) about spot cleaning using Club Soda!!  Hum........ now this sounded interesting.

So I figured I would give it a try.
 I soaked a cotton ball with the Club Soda and rubbed into the spot.
 I then rubbed it with a couple of paper towels to absorb the soda.
And wa-la!!  The spot is gone!!!!
Okay, you can't beat a 69c bottle of Club Soda :-)

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

What Momma Left Behind


Worie Dressar is a young woman who gave up her chance of marriage to help her mother after her father died. The story is placed in the eastern Tennessee mountains in 1898 when disease runs though the mountains like wild fire. After her mother dies, and as influenza and typhoid spread, Worie is left with feeding the the children orphaned by the deaths. Through all of her struggles she learns to trust God and learns compassion for others.

What Momma Left Behind by Cindy K. Sproles was such a different story than I normally read. Ms Sproles narrative was through the eyes of Worie, a simple. uneducated woman. I found the book a little hard to read in the dialect, but the realities and hardship of moutain life came through.

I think you will find it is a sad story but one of compassion and love, as the people of the mountains care for each other. The characters are well written and brings you to a place of understanding how  people lived in extreme poverty. 

I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All views expressed are my honest opinion.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


I have always loved blue, so when I found these Martha Stewart napkins, I could picture a blue and yellow summer table.

Summer is here!  Let's enjoy the lazy days of summer.