Indiana State Fair Memories

I enjoyed a day at the Indiana State Fair last weekend along with my sister. I loved seeing, petting, and feeding the many animals there (such as the goat above). The fair is now over, so you can’t attend in person anymore this year. But let me take you on a little virtual visit. One […]

Tips for Buying a Car

**Sponsored post Buying a car can be a stressful, time-consuming process. When I was buying the two cars I’ve purchased as an adult, I was glad to have my dad helping me. I remember thinking that if it had been up to me, there would have been a lot of research I’d have had to […]

The Glass Castle: Book vs. Movie

A couple of years ago, I read and reviewed “The Glass Castle.” I absolutely loved the book, and it’s one of my favorites. I was excited to learn that it was being made into a movie. Commenter Leona and I saw it last week. Here are my thoughts. Glass Castle: Book vs Movie The movie […]

Menu Plan Monday 8/21/2017

Happy Menu Plan Monday! Here’s a photo of chocolate lover’s delight, which I made to celebrate daughter #3’s first day of her junior year of high school. It’s been a long-time favorite; basically, just prepare a pan of brownies, cut them into pieces, and then layer them with a carton of Cool Whip and one […]

Eva’s Cousin: Review

Most of you have probably heard of Eva Braun, Hitler’s mistress. In my mind, I think of her as the younger blonde seen in some old grainy photos with the Fuhrer, and of course I knew the history of them marrying and dying together in the bunker just before the end of WWII. But have […]

Menu Plan Monday 8/14/17

Happy Menu Plan Monday, friends! It’s been a good week here. Above, you see the set for “Into the Woods,” a musical I took the girls to see in a nearby town. I’ve been going to productions there for years, and they do a really great job. I’d never seen “Into the Woods” before. The […]

Stella & Dot Apparel

**I was compensated for this post, which contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I’ve blogged about Stella & Dot before. You probably remember them as a merchant that offers the latest in stylish jewelry and accessories. You may have found yourself thinking, “Wow, […]