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Empty Nest · 7h ago

Food, Fun, and Family

No matter how long you have an empty nest, it's always lovely when you have everyone, or nearly everyone, home for a meal. And that's just what happened yesterday.I tried a few new-to-me rec...
Empty Nest · 3d ago

Those Little Visits

Since I quit teaching this year to stay home and keep my granddaughter, I find that visits from friends are the most wonderful things in my little world. I have a friend who faithfully visit...
Empty Nest · 5d ago

A Hodgepodge of the Hodgepodge

It's that time of the week, y'all. Time for the Hodgepodge! We're enjoying some lovely rain and thunderstorms this week which are such a welcome relief from the heat and humidity nonsense. S...
Empty Nest · 1w ago

Don't Say It Is If It Isn't Or Project Fail

I should know by now when I read a DIY post that includes words like 'easy', 'simple', and...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

The Truth of the Matter

Whose truth is it? Have you ever heard someone repeat a truth, but they share it wrong? Was it wrong? Or is there perception simply different from yours? When someone shares a truth belongin...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Simplicity and the Hodgepodge

How does Wednesday always come around so quickly? It seems we were just here a minute ago....
Empty Nest · 2W ago

Mother's Day Brunch

What happens when one of your daughters grows up and buys a house? She hosts some of the family gatherings!She makes us really delicious food.And has a beautiful, smart, funny, amazing baby....
Empty Nest · 2W ago

What's the Secret to Getting It All Done?

I wonder how the moms who write, have online stores (or some other form of work from home or work outside the home) get any work done at all. Do they not sleep? Are they actually super human...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

MAYbe It's The Hodgepodge

Anyone else facing 90+ degree temps this week? If not, do you have a spare room? LOL I am never ready for 90+ degree temps not even when summer officially arrives each year. Not even when it...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

Ten Clutter-Free Gift Ideas

When you raise 4 daughters you get a lot of gifts over the years. My house is full of treasures made by little hands, especially around Christmas. These are the riches I wouldn't trade in fo...