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On a Summer's Evening.....

Sitting here, I can come up with all kinds of excuses and reasons why I have not posted much lately.....

But, do you really want to read about the craziness, the hecticness that has been the norm lately?  Or do you truly need to receive another whining update on the extreme heat and temperatures this Summer? 

No, I don't need to tell you that vacation is just a distant memory to me at this point in time.....

Or that I chase my own tail around every corner.....

I'm not dragging out Autumn decor.....or contemplating Christmas in July......

And I certainly haven't been very crafty or creative lately!

However, I do want to share this with you today......


Beautiful shots from my front porch on a Summer evening.....
Rosy gold light bouncing off the clouds, the moon rising against the darkening sky as twilight approaches......

 Oh, the beauty and the wonder of all that God has made!!!

Take a break from the rush, the stress......breathe deeply......

"Be still and know that I am…

Making Me Smile in the Kitchen......

After a week down at the Guadalupe River, near New Bruanfels, we are home from vacation!!!  What a wonderful time we had.....and I will be posting about that trip very soon.  But, first.....

I just have to share this new kitchen gadget with you!  While we were there, Eddie's Aunt Charlotte gave everyone one of these terrific countertop slide trays to take home. 

Trust Charlotte to find the coolest kitchen gadgets!  I wish you could see her highly organized, totally amazing kitchen.....

One of the most aggravating things about my coffeemaker is that I have to drag it out from under the overhanging cabinet to fill it and put in the filter and coffee - every time!  When I just grab it and scoot it, the little rubber "feet" it rests on tend to pop out.  It's just really annoying - especially when you haven't had your first cup of coffee in the morning.

But, with this handy dandy contraption, I simply sit the coffeemaker on the tray and gently slide it out to access th…