Disappointment In My Child’s Heart…

Disappointment is hard to deal with no matter what the source is. It makes our heart hurt and brings feelings of defeat. Harder yet is watching your child suffer disappointment and knowing that there is nothing you can do to take away their hurt and pain. Long gone...

Zucchini, Zucchini Everywhere…

Of all the plants that we put in the garden this year, the zucchini has done beautifully. We planted 24 plants, and every single one came up and is producing like mad! Our garden pretty much consists of corn and zucchini this year as nothing else really survived. We...

The Generosity of Friends…

Recently, I had surgery on my right hand and wrist. I was sent home with restrictions from lifting anything with that hand or even holding my cell phone. I am ambidextrous, with everything but writing, so it has not been as hard for me as it would have been for some....

Orange soap…

I have been trying to figure out ways to color my homemade soap and add scent to it. I read that if you use food coloring, that the color tends to age and not necessarily gracefully. Colors change over time and can become really ugly. I also learned that any flowers...