Finishing the ICF Basement Interior

ICF Basement Expansion joists

You might think we have been loafing since grape harvest, but we haven’t! Once vineyard work was over, we started on the house. I can’t wait for you to see the progress! We just might make our goal of moving in by Christmas! Read more

Sweet Potato Stuffing

Sweet Potato Stuffing

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is only 10 days away! That means there are only 10 days left to officially eat stuffing! We better get to eatin’! Stuffing is good anytime of the year – it is one of those comfort foods. It has to be with all the cubed bread, butter and broth used to makeRead More

Healthy Chocolate Covered Bacon

Healthy Chocolate Covered Bacon

Are you a bacon lover? How about chocolate? Have you ever thought of putting the two together? I know, I can hear your groans from here! Who would have thought that chocolate and bacon would taste so good? I would never even have thought about it but our oldest daughter at home received a BirchboxRead More

He Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy!

Kubota 8540 Narrow Tractor

I got a new toy! It is one you probably would not expect me to buy! But, I did. I even went  and talked with the salesperson by myself. Now, I’m not sure what you have guessed my new toy to be but, if you guessed shoes, purses, clothes or a new kitchen gadget, you would beRead More

Master Tonic

Master Tonic Ingredients

Have you ever heard of Master Tonic? I hadn’t until a friend, Thera, was visiting one day. She and her two young children had come to glean grapes after harvest. But, before she went out to pick, we sat, enjoyed a cup of coffee and talked about life in general. As our conversation moved from oneRead More

How to Get Rid of Bladder Infections Naturally

Apple cider vinegar - How to Get Rid of Bladder Infections Naturally

Talk about the pits! Yes, a bladder infection is the pits! If you have ever had one, you know exactly what I mean – burning, pain and the feeling that your insides are gonna fall out when you “go”, “potty”, “tinkle” or whatever term you use! I haven’t had too many bladder infections but IRead More