Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is almost over....more

Unpacking Progess

I am very slowly making progress in unpacking all the boxes in my house. I am purging as I unpack. I’m also concentrating on finding a place to put items, a home for them ....more

French Drains

My backyard is not level. It turns into a swamp when it rains, especially around the roof line by the patio. It does not drain and takes days to dry out ....more

Henry’s Back which means Halloween

It is officially October and that means Henry is back! I’ve mentioned before that I am not that into Halloween as a holiday but do enjoy the spooky decorating a little bit. The things you do.. ....more

Pretty Shiny Things – Wordless Wednesday

The hotel we stayed at this summer was located right behind the Harley-Davidson dealership. Lots and lots of pretty shiny things! [[ This is a content summary only ....more


I have a Black Thumb. According to my gardening friends I have managed to kill unkillable plants. Even Charlie asks why I keep buying plants when all they do is die on me ....more

Small Garden Flag Storage

I am not a plant or yard person. I LOVE my covered patio and sitting outside in the shade but not the actual taking care of said yard and plants. To help make up for my lack of landscaping I decorate.. ....more

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is a fancy way of saying skin cancer. It is the most common type of skin cancer and rarely spreads beyond the original tumor (spot). That is a good thing; making it also.. ....more

Fifth Grade

Today is the first day of school for the Houston area. Charlie starts 5th grade today! He will be 11 years old in January ....more

Mustache Dogs – Wordless Wednesday

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