Category Archives: Country Living

Happy Independence Day!

I am so thankful to live in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave.  One nation, under God.  I loveView full post »

Our newest friend

The kids recently found the sweetest little box turtle on the property!  We still haven’t agreed on a name, butView full post »

Our spectacular light show

If I haven’t shared how much I am in love with living in the country, let me be clear that I LOVE living in theView full post »

My first iris bloomed!

I am so excited about this first iris, I can hardly stand it!  I planted some along the driveway with day lilies,View full post »

New crawlie friends

We found these two cuties out by the pool this morning.  They were completely gray, giving them the appearance of beingView full post »

Sugar & Spice and SIX!

This precious girl celebrates her SIXTH birthday today!  She is blossoming into a beautiful young lady and I have theView full post »

Our Outdoor Classroom

We have a lot more opportunity to learn about our environment now that we live in the country.  I’d rather skipView full post »

I am my Dad

My Daddy has been on my mind more than usual over the past few days.  Maybe it’s the change in weather, myView full post »

Planting Day

Having the extra outdoor space on our property means more creative inspiration for gardening!  And it was a perfect dayView full post »


My blogging silence is always an indication of a season when life seems to take over.  Spring is still coming up allView full post »

Treasure Hunt

The first blossoms of spring are beginning to shine their faces all over our property.  Every new sign of life thatView full post »

Our faithful friend

Every day truly is a gift with this sweet, old soul.  She’s 14 years old, well outdoing herView full post »

More snow

Just when we had almost recovered from the last storm and the snow was almost melted … another 6 inches.  EvenView full post »


What a weekend!  We’re not completely sure how much snow actually accumulated because the snow drifts are soView full post »

Pre-Storm Riding

22/366 – She was so excited to get out on the four-wheeler in the snow!  So looking forward to see how much weView full post »