• Country Life

    Tumbleweed Tales

    Living in the country has it’s advantages. And trust me there are many. However, there are few disadvantages. Okay…maybe just one disadvantage.  Tumbleweeds. A few nights ago, we had a little wind. Actually, it was more like a hurricane. It blew so hard, things actually started falling off the walls inside our house. If you have never experienced stuff falling off the walls at 1:30 in the morning, trust me….it’s a little freaky. Here are just a FEW of the tumbleweeds. Outside the bedroom windows. In the yard. Packed under the bridge in front of our casa. In, and around the corrals. Here’s the best part…NOT. This is damage to…

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    Dump Cake…No Mixing Allowed!

    I’m sure most of you have heard of Dump Cake, but just in case you haven’t….let me share this crazy, easy, yummy recipe.  I know it’s in millions of cookbooks, and on a gazillion blogs, but I got my recipe from my mom. This is cake is perfect for a potluck, which is exactly why I made this recently.  Hence, the ugly disposable pan. One other little tid-bit…my favorite way to enjoy this cake is:  warm out of the oven and…..drum roll…a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.  Oh lawdy it’s good.  Only five ingredients:  1 large can crushed pineapple                …

  • Country Life

    Frosty, Foggy, And Frigid!

    Woke up to a winter wonderland this morning!  Well, actually, we woke up at dark thirty just like always. (Why, oh why, can’t we sleep in when we have a day off??)   Anyhoo, we didn’t realize it was a winter wonderland until the sun came up. Being a good little bloggy friend, I shuffled outside in my jammies, robe, and Christmas slippers to get a few shots for ya.  Note:  I said “shuffled” because my husband says I sound like a little old lady shuffling around in my slippers. The bad part about that, is….he might be correct. On to the pictures! If you need me, I’ll be right…