Minestrone Soup & Movies

Today was the coldest day so far this winter.  We stayed home to do some house cleaning and I made Minestrone Soup.  It was 15 degrees out at 5:30 when I made this soup. There are many ways to make a minestrone soup.  I used carrots, celery, onion, garlic, red bell pepper, fresh cherry tomatoes,…

Birthday Dinner 2019

We went to The Tomato Pie Cafe for my birthday.  The tomato pie is amazing!  I also had a yummy stew, raw vegan chocolate cake & coffee. 🎂🎈🎉

Handmade Earrings

I used to make earrings with my grandmother when I was a little girl and I recently made some to sell in my Etsy shop.  If they are your style and you’d like a pair then head over to my shop: Neat Threads  If you live outside the US then send me a message on…

Winter Hike – Beltzville State Park

Today we enjoyed a 3 mile winter hike. We have been here before, check it out- Beltzville State Park.  We hiked past the waterfall and along the ridge trail again.  There was a light dusting of snow. This is such a beautiful park with big hemlock trees and a lot of little things along the…

Spring Is Coming

I know Spring is coming near by the birds I begin to hear. I can sit all day on the swing to watch and listen to them sing. Soon the doves will coo and I will sing back “I love you!” The sun will be warm and bright when green buds are the best sight….

Snow, Staying Warm, & More

I have been thinking about Spring time lately and I’m going to start planning for my garden.  I like to use Pinterest.com for remembering my ideas.  I’m also looking forward to the peaceful and beautiful snow that comes each year and covers everything.  We’re planning a hiking trip soon and it might snow the day…

Happy New Year 2019

I like the posts where I share daily happenings.  Like short walks and food I eat.  Yesterday we went on a hike near the lake.  Then we stopped at the grocery store for a few things. We watched a red fox walking around near the store. Today I added roasted bananas and apples to the…

Walking, Crafts, and More

The first few pictures here are from a walk we went on a few weeks ago.  We love to pick up coffees and walk for 30 minutes at this trail.  At first I didn’t think I took great pictures, but they are actually really nice!  Yay! I also had a lot of fun picking up…

Celebration Dinner

Yesterday we went back to Jim Thorpe to celebrate our Anniversary, Christmas, and my birthday.  Our anniversary is December 17th and my birthday is Jan 5th.  We had a nice dinner at the Broadway Grille Restaurant. It all began several years ago around Christmas time when we went to Jim Thorpe to walk around and…

My Favorite Adventure of 2018

My favorite adventure from this year was visiting Chincoteague Island, Virginia. It was so awesome riding bikes out to the beach and enjoying the sunshine. We picked up coffees and a snack in town. Then we sat down to rest & relax at the park.  This statue is Misty of Chincoteague -a book written about…