Keeping a pantry is old hat to me. Do you keep a pantry in your home? I asked one person that question and the rather startled response was that she thought a pantry was a room and how do you ... Read More about Keeping a Pantry
A Joy After Loss This past Christmas was a lovely time of rejoicing, but it also brought a painfully sad reminder. The Christmas before, my younger daughter's beloved puppy began a fast painful slide ... Read More about The Princess Brat: An Introduction
Our household consists of three more-or-less adult people and two bratty dogs. I’ve mentioned the Bratty Puppy (B.P.) before, but I want to introduce you to the Head Brat (H.B.). Head Brat is a ... Read More about Loving Our Bratty Dogs
31 May 2016 Bitter Apple When B.P. (Bratty Puppy, that is) came to live with us, we soon purchased a bottle of bitter apple flavoring spray for the wooden furniture. Soon afterwards, all of us ... Read More about Bitter Apple Flavor for the Bratty Puppy
When I was in the fifth grade, my parents took me to a school meeting one night. My siblings were left with a neighbor. All of this was so unusual. My Dad often worked fourteen hour days, and my ... Read More about Musical Treats
Oh wow! It’s ninety-nine degrees in the Mile-High City today and I have a rare hankering to go up in the mountains, just to keep cool. I won’t, though, because of allergies and because of a horrible ... Read More about A Perfect August Day – Keeping Cool!