Hello Spring and hello blog friends! It's great to be back after a little blog break. I hope everyone is doing good!
I am so happy to see green grass and flowers blooming. The redbuds in my yard are beginning to unfold. We've had some beautiful, warm spring days. But!....after a very warm day, in which I even turned on the a/c because my kitchen was a little too warm for this hot-blooded mama, we now have a chilly day with the heat turned back on and I see some snow showers out my window and we are under a freeze warning for tonight! What can I say...this is Missouri.
So, what has been going on here at Pond Hollow? Where? Yes, I finally gave our home and the Back Six a name. It was fairly easy, after all. Several years ago, we had a hollow (pronounced "holler" around these parts) cleaned out and dammed up and a pond was born. That pond is gazed upon many times throughout the day when I'm in the kitchen or outside sitting on the patio in warm weather. I like to name things, so there you go. Now, on to what's been happening.....not all that much, really.
We love strawberries and the other day while shopping at Lowe's, BG (the Big Guy) and I decided to buy lumber for a raised bed and a few strawberry plants so we could grow our own. We keep adding to our list of projects, but this is one in which we'll have to get done as soon as the weather cooperates.
I've done some rearranging in my kitchen cabinets. I have the dishes I use most often now in one spot. There are a few more cabinets full of dishes, which I love and would have many more if I had the room. Now, I need to get a certain storage closet cleaned out. I've been putting that one off as long as I can, possibly because I can't make myself get rid of stuff. Does anyone else have that problem?
Here's a keeping it real moment, because even though life is good, there will always be a mess in some form or another to deal with from time to time.
One of the little rascals decided to leap up onto the top of the refrigerator and knock off one of my plants. I love plants and have to keep most of them up high away from the furbabies, but they will find a way to get to them if they can. It took me an hour to clean up the mess, but I got clean drip pans on my stove out of the deal. They were needing a cleaning!
So what happened to the cat/s? Oh, they went scurrying off downstairs as soon as they heard the crash. I shut the door on them and made them stay there the rest of the day.
Now for a real spring in your step....
I was shopping in Kohl's recently and saw these comfy looking shoes. I tried them on and fell in love! They are so lightweight and make me feel like I'm walking on air. I'm not getting paid to say any of this, but they are so terrific that I went back and bought another pair for "everyday". They aren't cheap, but well worth the price in my opinion, and I like that I can just slip them on and not have to fool with shoe laces.
I have a lot of blog reading and catching up to do after my break. I'll be doing some of that tonight, as I need to run to the store yet today if the snow showers ever taper off. I can't believe what I'm seeing out my kitchen window right now! We will definitely have to cover our fruit trees tonight. I'm glad that I waited on buying the flowers that I
Until next time...