At the beginning of the year, I was so pleased to see a commercial, produced by the Land O’ Lakes company honoring the farmers of this land. As a text, they used one of my favorite poems by Amelia E. Barr, entitled simply, The Farmer. Today is National Farmer’s Day. Stop and think where [Continue Reading …]
God shed his grace on thee . . . It’s officially summer on the Homestead. The girls are here, the days are full, and so is grandma’s heart. With the addition of the littlest mermaid this year – summer gardening has come to a near halt – but to see the joy in the face [Continue Reading …]
2017 has been an interesting year for us. The year began with the passing of my dad. The return of health challenges for me – and Dave taking work out of state have rounded it off to this point. In between, there have been trips to be with family, a house full of guests, weddings [Continue Reading …]
I have been blessed beyond measure with having many amazing people in my life! One of those blessings is my friend, Leslie (she’s the gorgeous one on the left). I love her like a sister! She is one of those people, that, well, all I can say is – everyone needs a Leslie in their [Continue Reading …]
This soup is a family tradition. As a child, my mom served this every Halloween – and called it ‘Witches Brew’. It is such a delicious tradition, that every Halloween – it is now being served by her grandchildren around the country. No doubt – it will be served in the homes of her great-grandchildren – for whom it is now an official part of Halloween. . . it’s that good.