Addi Claire starting “big school” has left her little sister Ellie Kathryn very sad and Grana, too. The girls have been in day care together since Ellie Kathryn was six weeks old. Even though they were not in the same room, they walked in together in the morning, had lunch together, had nap time together, had play time in the afternoon and walked out together.
The fig tree has been in our back yard for as long as I can remember. Every year, I have big plans for those figs, but it never seems to work out.
Gender reveal parties are sort of a new fad for pregnant women, but catching on quickly. The party is where expectant parents share the moment they discover their baby’s sex.
My pre-fair cooking is done, perhaps the earliest ever. I always try to do some cooking before we go to Philadelphia, because it’s just so much easier.
Bruce’s Sawmill Festival had the biggest crowd in its history on Friday night and Saturday. The square was full of vendors and visitors with quite a festive atmosphere throughout. In addition to the local crowd, there were Calhoun County natives and a lot of out-of towners.
An on-going problem that complaining doesn’t seem to get permanently fixed– garbage left in your garbage bin after pickup.
Our family beach trip was abbreviated last week due to visitation and funeral of Kerry Heinz. We normally leave Wednesday afternoon and return home Sunday, but this year, we left Wednesday morning and came home early Friday morning.
Kerry Heinz and I have been best friends since elementary school. Along the way, there have been boyfriends, marriages, babies, divorces, deaths, but we’ve always had each other.
Part of the renovation in The Journal has included new artwork for the walls. On one of the front walls, we had canvas prints made of The Journal in three different time periods.
I have a new favorite food blog, that I discovered, of course, through Pinterest. The blog is South Your Mouth. And the recipe that caught my attention was Butterfinger Pie with a photo that made my mouth water.