I love Greek food, and one of my favorite dishes is Greek Lamb Shanks In Tomatoes. When I was growing up my best girlfriend, Denise, lived across the alley behind our home. We were best friends right from the get go. I could see her playing in her backyard and she could see me in mine
Archives for March 2015
Mr. C is half Irish, and was raised by his very Irish grandmother, Margaret Burns. She was born in County Cork, Ireland and came to the United States when she was 13 years old. She married Chester Burns from Ireland. Mr. C has no memory of Chester or what happened to him? Hmmmm. There were eight children (Mr. C’s Mom,… Read More
Welcome back to the Master Gardening The Basics Part Three. If you missed Part I or Part Two click on each link. Part Three in the Series: Plant Dispersal and Adaption. I wonder if the Daffodil Shrinks from the touch of frost, And when her veins grow stiff and still She dreams that life is lost? Ah, if she does,… Read More
With the bitter cold continuing, and the snow falling, I’ve been keeping busy getting the Charmer organized. So far my vintage linens are organized, magazines cataloged, and almost done sorting through the tons of vintage dishes. I’ve separated out all my vintage dishes by season and color. Our master bedroom sits in between two attics, one on each side. One… Read More
When I was a child my mom made all 10 of us children breakfast every morning before we headed out the door for school. It seemed like she made an endless amount of waffles? Think about it, if each of us had two waffles, she’d cook a minimum of 20 waffles. I don’t remember the make of the waffle iron… Read More
Master Gardening Series: The Basics Part Two How Plants Make Food and Pollinate This is a three part series on the basics of plants. Last week, in Part One, Basic Terminology, A Plants Life Cycle and Parts of a Plant was covered. Have you ever seen a flower down Sometimes angels skip around And in their blissful state of glee… Read More
In our small, badly in need of a remodel, bathroom there’s been several soap dishes sitting on our sink. Through the years many dishes held the soaps we used daily. Until I replaced them with a Lefton Soap Dish.