All Year Round, For The Kitchen, For The Medicine Cabinet, Herbs, Homemaking, Homesteading, Organic Gardening

Herbs: An Overview

When thinking of gardening, cooking, eating healthy, one cannot get away from the beauty and necessity of herbs.  Regardless of your goal- to grow healthy food for you and your family, to attract butterflies, to make your gardens beautiful or to simply delight your senses- herbs fit the bill. For the most part, herbs are… Continue reading Herbs: An Overview

Faith, Family Fun, island life, writing

A Writer’s Day

Today was a perfect day. I woke up happy. Spent time with God on my balcony. Reflected on a sweet evening with daughter #2. Did my workout. Snuggled with a grandbaby. Worked a couple hours at my paying job (transaction coordinator) Worked several hours and wrote 5000 words at my dream job. (Writer) Marked chores… Continue reading A Writer’s Day

island life, Texas Travels

What To Look At In Galveston

I have the pleasure of living in the East End Historical District in Galveston. This is the original spot where the city grew up first. We even have ruins that a pirate called home. With such an old place comes beautiful and diverse architecture. I walk about 20 miles a week with my husband and… Continue reading What To Look At In Galveston

Faith, Marriage Mondays

The Best Belongs At Home

So often, we give our best to our boss or our coworkers or our church family and we are so spent when we get home that our family gets the leftovers. Leftovers are, 9 times out of 10, gross. Nobody wants leftovers, certainly not on a regular basis. If we want a thriving marriage, then… Continue reading The Best Belongs At Home

island life, Texas Travels, writing

For The Love of a Library

Do you remember the first time you went to the library? I don’t, but I can’t remember a time when I didn’t go to the library. In school, the days we went to the library were my favorite.  I love getting new books.  I changed schools a lot and being the new kid is tough. … Continue reading For The Love of a Library

Galveston Gardens, island life, Organic Gardening

Flowers I Pass

When I moved to Galveston, I was determined to make the most of every spare minute and spend those spare minutes on the beach.  I have been successful this far. From my home, the beach is just under a mile from my doorstep. So, if I have a morning that allows me a walk before… Continue reading Flowers I Pass