Tulip Time in Pella

If you're Iowa local-ish, I urge you to plan a trip to Pella for their annual tulip time so you can see these... and "Dutch costumes and demonstrations, performances, a craft and vendor fair, quilt and flower shows, and beautiful tulip gardens! All of these activities are set in picturesque Pella, Iowa, a charming Dutch …

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You Win Some, You Lose Some

Someone tell me how it's already the end of May? 2019 is going by in a flash. B and I have had fun with our seed experiments. We planted tomatoes, bell peppers, long peppers and broccoli earlier this spring. One broccoli seed & one tomato seed sprouted-- and that's all they did. I thought we'd …

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Winter Escape

According to my Instagram, on January 18th I was feeling a little trapped by winter. Don't get me wrong, I've been enjoying this ridiculously wintery winter, but you know, good old fashioned cabin fever and wanderlust kicked in big time... I sent a text to Kyle (he was out of town for work,) "How about …

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