The Pearl Beer bottle opener pictured above belonged to my Mema and Granddaddy. In March of 1942, my Granddaddy enlisted in the U.S. Army; on June 6, 1944, he – along with the brave soldiers of the 4th and 90th Division – stormed Utah Beach in Normandy, France. He was
We managed to refinish all of our outdoor furniture (two Adirondack chairs, one side table) and we rebuilt our outdoor table with built in cooler trays over the weekend too; it was so nice to sit outside and enjoy our backyard with friends on Memorial Day! Our garden is all
Yesterday was National Wine Day; in honor of the day, I “might could” enjoy a glass of delicious, dry rosÃ© from the South of France. #nationalwineday #texasalphabet And on our kitchen table this week are these beautiful white lilacs from our backyard and some pretty peonies inside a vintage, blue
With Memorial Day in mind, here’s a video my parents shared with me. When we returned to Texas for my Granddaddy’s funeral a couple weeks ago, we were part of a beautiful funeral service in which they played this clip and when he saluted in the video we all saluted
We had a very busy, very productive Memorial Day weekend full of outdoor cleanup and improvements; we planted all four of our garden boxes (variety of peppers, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, herbs, and some marigolds too), replaced small section of grass in our backyard with concrete pavers and pea gravel, weeded
We had a fun and productive holiday weekend in which we found ourselves enjoying some r&r time with friends, good food (grilled peaches that were a little likeÂ thisÂ and our own, revised version of this potato saladÂ which we used this tasty hatch chile pesto on – yum!), visited Maker Works to
Wishing you all a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!!! Thankful for my Papa, Granddaddy, Dad, Father-in-law, and all those who’ve given their service to our country. And happy 94th birthday to my Granddaddy (pictured above)Â on Tuesday!
Enjoy the holiday weekend & the unofficial start of summer!