Garden Tip: Using Cinnamon In Your Garden

April 18, 2015

Today I'm going to give you a garden tip. 

We use cinnamon for baking. But there are other uses you might not know about. 



A Topsy Turvy Morning

April 17, 2015

This morning I woke up and could see that Abi was sick. Drops of blood across the floor. I feared pancreatitis, which they both are prone to, so called the vet.

They said get her in here, so across town we went. Charlie was so upset to be left behind.



A Book, A Photo & An Article On Child Abuse

April 16, 2015

One thing often leads to another. I finished the book by Cornelia Read called "Invisible Boy." It was a heart-wrenching story of a little boy who was murdered. The day before he turned three.



His mother Angela not only saw her own mother's boyfriend kill her when she was a child herself, but her mother fell dead on top of her, and she laid there with her for a long time. 

Should this fact be taken into account when this woman was judged by the jury? What are your thoughts on this?

Update: Just Got This Sweet Email

April 15, 2015

Brenda,
 
I just read your post about your sun face breaking, and wanted to write you... You have been such a blogging inspiration for me over the past few years.  You are talented at writing, photography, and have such a wonderful way of connecting with your readers.  I aspire to accomplish that, too, one day.  


In the few short years that I've blogged, you've featured my little blog (during your Welcome Wagon series, and at a couple of your link parties). It has truly meant so much to me.  


While I know that a feature on my little blog would not affect your daily traffic at all, I still want to do something to thank you for all that you do for your readers, like me.  


So, after I read about your sun breaking (oh, how I've loved seeing that bright face in photographs), I knew just what I could do to bless you, like you have me.  I want to replace the sun face.  I have looked online and cannot find the exact one, but have found several beautiful ones that I think you may like.  
 
If you are interested, please send me a mailing address, and I will have one shipped to you.  I understand the fear of privacy, etc., so I understand if you would rather not share that.  
 
Regardless, I just felt that you should know - you are such an awesome blogger, and inspiration to many!
 
Thanks for the hard work, and dedication you have to Cozy Little House.
 
Sincerely,
Heather Graham
www.stringtownhome.net

No More Ms. Sun

About an hour ago I got up to let the dogs outside, and I immediately knew something was wrong. The first thing I see when I get to the patio doors is Ms. Sun.



Ms. Sun was not in her spot, and I saw the shards of her across the ground. 

Rain & Blooms

April 14, 2015

We're getting a lot of rain here. It has rained most of the past four days. But as they say, April showers bring May flowers...

I know that you wonderful readers don't like truncated posts, with the Read More option. But I need to get my page views up and make some money, so for now I had to put it back. When you click through, that's another page view.

I hope it doesn't upset anyone's apple cart too much. I'm doing the best I can here.


Like these African daisies. I had these in Texas, in the ground. Of course there was a big batch of them there because they spread. I hope someone is enjoying them.

Tweak It Tuesday #137

April 13, 2015

Last week on Tweak It Tuesday...


Rattlebridge Farm comes up with the most beautiful dishes that are true works of art.

Cute Banners To Make

Banners have become big over the past 4-5 years. A nice way to decorate and add to parties without spending much if any money. 



Welcome Spring!

Monkey See, Monkey Do

April 12, 2015

Yesterday was the day of buying two tires and getting my oil changed. 

My daughter came to my apartment so I could follow her to a tire place close to her home. Taking away the possibility of my getting lost and missing the appointment.


Six On Saturday

April 11, 2015

Today on Six On Saturday...


The Cottage Nest reflected upon how long it's been since they moved to their beloved village. Doesn't seem like nearly five years!

 
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