Last month, I mentioned that my daughter was becoming a teenager. She didn't want a cake this year. She wanted to make cupcakes with a decorating kit that I won. I agreed and set off to find an easy frosting recipe because I had never made frosting from scratch before. I finally found one that I thought would work well, and then, I bought the necessary ingredients. The … [Read more...] about Frosting Cupcakes
Look At What Some Rain Will Do!
We had quite a bit of rain a couple of weeks ago. It was the first rain in quite some time, and all the flowers had pretty much withered away before the rain came. Since the rain, we have had a resurgence in flowers, and our front yard is springing back to life. … [Read more...] about Look At What Some Rain Will Do!
This past weekend, we were treated to RAIN! We hadn't seen rain in a awfully LONG time, so it was a treat! We all went outside and stood on the patio enjoying the cool air. The kids even decided to run out in the rain and were soaked by the time we went back inside. While we were outside, I decided to "play" with my camera and try out different settings. The flowers were … [Read more...] about Glorious Rain
My Orange Flowers
It has been an adventure so far this year after having moved into our new house. With this move came the joy of experiencing all the flowers that have bloomed in our yard this year. I took these pictures a month or so ago before everything withered and turned brown. I can't wait for the rain to come again and awaken the landscape, so I can take more pictures. … [Read more...] about My Orange Flowers
Just over a week ago, we had some rain. The really nice gentle kind... It was so nice to go outside in the cooler temperatures and see the raindrops hanging off the flowers and the leaves. … [Read more...] about Gentle Rain