DIY- Americana- Upcycled old jeans

Happy fourth of July everyone. This post would have been better a few days ago to give you all time to decorate for this holiday but I was out for a while with a summer cold. Better late than never. At least Americana can be displayed throughout the year. I got this idea after watching…

Breakfast in the garden-

Because our garden is one of our favorite places to hang out, we decided to have a breakfast out there one Sunday morning before the place outside becomes an oven. We definitely have plenty of eggs now, because all the chickens are laying now. My husband is in egg heaven, he is getting anywhere from…

Repost-On a country road again

Finally made it up north. The only free day we had was Easter, so our Easter morning this year was a beautiful country road trip through Arizona and the wildflowers were out in full force. The snow storms and rain everyone had over the Winter months ended up making our little part of the world…

Christmas in July

A favorite family tradition of ours is the Christmas in July celebrations we do every year. This started out one year when we all got stir crazy from being sunned in.   We set up a mini tree on our table, made little handmade ornaments, baked sugar cookies, and exchanged gifts. Since then, we celebrate…

Arizona critters…and 1 mogollon monster

  Whenever we are out exploring, having a picnic, or driving down those back roads surrounded by wilderness, we run into wildlife now and then. Sometimes if we are lucky, we have our cameras ready. Even with cameras on hand, we still end up getting a lot of butt shots of animals walking away… but…

Black Walnut and Cherry Cupcakes

We are one hand short in our home at the moment. My husband, who is the cook on our team of chaos had a freak kitchen accident and crushed his three fingers. I always say stay away from those big scary machines in kitchens and to make things by hand but some people love their…

Church Sale Treasures

  You get up with the sun here when the temps start rising, but that is only during the months when the temps cool down at night, otherwise you try to get through it the best you can…drinking lots of water of course. The only thing that seems to survive are cactus during this time…