Category Archives: My life

One of the ladies at our church hosted a charcuterie (shahr-cute-uh-ree) party for the youth girls. Charcuterie is savory prepared meats and cheeses served with vegetables, olives, pickles and fruits. It is usually displayed on a wooden, marble or slate board. She also served lots of dips along with the boards. My favorite was the […]

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Gardening with children and a dog is an adventure for sure. Figured I should document the beds now before the weeds, dog or children take them over. They love to dig and pick! We had to replant some beans due to some plants not living… We have 5 square raised beds along our walk. Living […]

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I try to visit my sister in DC every spring. This year we timed it perfectly. The weather was perfect, the flowers abounded, and we had a lovely time. We left at 4:30 am for the city to beat the traffic, crowds and heat. Yup, you saw correctly:) We arrived at her doorstep at 6:30 […]

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I have the honor of being the behind-the-scenes person of Country Girl Creations. It was started by my sister, Dorinda Lichtenberger. She asked me to help her to make a skort pattern for her girls and it started from there! Our goal is for our creations to pay for our children’s schooling. Now I am the […]

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My number 1 tip for wives. Get a good quality set of sheets for your bed! At least a 400 thread count… Your husband will thank you. I really like this brand. And yes, good sheets are not cheap, but sooo worth the money. I think I have learned my lesson now. I tried to […]

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