2 posts from day 12/02/2011

Put your heart in it

Here are my top five ideas for Valentine's Day, Farmgirl-style. I hope you, you and your spouse, or you and your loved ones have a wonderful weekend celebrating your appreciation and thankfulness for the blessing of each other! 1. Make something to eat. A tasty meal brings out the best in people. If you're feeding the man, I recommend this recipe, from The Pioneer Woman Cooks cookbook. But P.S. If you decide to skip the whiskey sauce and just make these with salt and pepper, I promise he'll ... Continue Reading

A tuba. Really?

Yes, really. It was my mother's. We spent yesterday afternoon cleaning out my grandma's attic. Oh, the simple treasures to be found in decades upon decades of saving. My grandmother's baby book from 1917. My mom's kindergarten certificate. Her first handwriting practice pages. Even posters ... of everything from my aunt's solar system drawings to my 4-H project posters and my siblings' science fair projects. Grandma kept it all in orderly piles in a small 4x12 foot attic space. I ... Continue Reading