• Snow on the mountains

    We had a vacation a couple of weeks ago.  It was a staycation mostly, but we did take a few days and go out to see my family.  My sister has a guest suite of sorts.  It’s a nice, big bedroom, with it’s own bathroom, a very comfortable bed, a couple of chairs and satellite TV (something we don’t have).  Plus we had free use of her living room every night and kitchen during the day.  We got to see family and enjoy some great time with them.  Carrie was sweet and tested about 3 different cookie recipes using GF flour, and they were all so good. Most of the…

  • A very crafty week ahead

    Yep, that’s what I have come up, a very crafty week.  My mom, sister and I are going to a scrapbooking conference this weekend.  Though we like scrapbooking, it’s not one of our favorite crafts.  But this conference has classes for other crafts besides just scrapbooking.  But mainly it’s a time for us three to get together for a weekend of fun.  We’ll be staying at the hotel where the conference is, learning some new crafts, having 2 whole days of crafting and of course, lots of eating.  🙂 We’ll be meeting for lunch on Thursday, then driving the hour drive to the town the conference is in.  Then we’ll…

  • Water fall pictures

    During our vacation last week we visited a local water fall up in the mountains about 1 1/2 hours from us. It was a beautiful day, overcast and somewhat chilly, but a beautiful drive. We had never been in this area before, which made the drive and exploration that much nicer. 🙂 It was such a fun day. It was a interesting drive in the mountains, some really soft shoulders at time, which is really freaky when you are driving. 🙂 Then we hit a point where they had a road sign saying to proceed at our own risk because they do not clear that road in the winter! Again,…