Living and loving life with a little blogging on the side!
My Brother In Law's Garden
I went to my brother in law's on Sunday so that he could help me with a fun wedding project that I am going to share later with you all! (So excited) anyway he took me on a tour of his garden and WOW! I would love to grow things like he does. Peppers ... He makes the best hot chili powder
This is a bell pepper and he said that the taste was out of this world! My father makes the best stuffed bell peppers and I can only imagine what they would taste like with home grown peppers!
This large green leafy bush on the right is a pea plant and he said that it hasn't grown peas yet. I said did it pass its season and he said it's only a six weeks old!.... WHAT??? peas on steroids! amazing but as we walked around we found some flowers
I took this picture of my brother in law standing behind his tomato plant... Yes Standing! The arrow is pointing to his hat so that you can see how tall they are. They are covered with tomatoes
Here is a closer picture but it does not show just how many tomatoes there are. He is a master gardener in my book!
So I was reading a blog by Then she made and found this really cool way to make a soup storage can holder so I thought that I would try it myself so I start with a box like this then I cut the end off of my box because my pantry doors would not close because the box was too long then I taped the end I just cut off back to the place i just cut it off of but I tucked in the ends then I cut half way down the place I just taped to make a hole that I can pull the cans from when I need one Here is the finished end of one side next on the opposite side I cut a hole in the top so that I can add new cans to the back as I buy them that way I always use the oldest first next I took scrapbook paper and covered the box
I used this spray adhesive only because I love it! rubber cement will work just fine or what ever glue you wish
and here is my finished product! Woo Hoo I did this in only one hour! not bad I am quite happy with it. see how it works.....cans in back and pull out the front
Looking through the pictures I have taken over the last year I came across a screen shot message from my son that he sent me on Christmas day 2015. It brought back tears as it did the day he sent it. Somehow I managed raise a beautiful young man in spite of all my short comings as a parent. I miss the opportunity of seeing you sweet pea but I am very grateful that we can talk everyday.
# 739 Appreciation given by a thankful child
Dec 25 2015
As I sit here and eat my breakfast on Christmas morning, I want you to know that I am filled with joyful memories of my childhood. I am truly blessed to have the parents that I have. I know that you guys always did everything you could do for us kids, and the memories you helped create for me will stay with me forever. Although it's sad I don't get to see you and give you a hug today, you and dad are in my thoughts and heart. Merry Christmas mom and dad and know that I love you very much.