Mockingbird and Winter Aconite

On the last day of the great backyard bird count, I spotted a mockingbird sitting on top of the feeder.  I never saw one before and have wanted to see one for a long time. Yesterday, hubby and I went for coffees and a walk along one of our favorite trails.  I was happy to…

Little Bubba

This is Bubba when he was a kitten and when he was a few years old.  I can’t believe he’s going to be 10 years old this Spring!  Have the most purrific day!🐾

Feral Cats

It’s better to feed one cat than many mice.” -Norwegian Proverb Cats that live outside are called feral cats and a colony is a group of feral cats living together.  Right now, we have a colony of cats living outside our home.  I want to share what I’ve learned about adopting and caring for them….

Winter Fun – 2019

I have been enjoying the annual bird count this weekend.  The first day was Friday. We saw two Bald Eagles and four Hawks on the way to our walking trail.  Yesterday I went out later in the day and only saw two Cardinals.  So then I decided to count early this morning and saw a…


The first flowers in my garden are these beautiful little snowdrops. They are also a wonderful first sign of Spring. I did some thrift store shopping and found these pretty flowers and a vase to put them in.  I love decorating my home with things I find at the thrift store.  I like country farmhouse…

Samuel S. Lewis State Park

Today we went to a State Park we visited once before in 2014.  We did more hiking than last time and here are our pictures.  We can’t wait to return in the summertime to play disc golf and fly our kite. This park used to have an arboretum. Squirrel tracks- Beautiful views of the Susquehanna…

Happy Snow Day – January

It snowed here overnight and after I had my coffee this morning I went outside to take pictures.  It’s so beautiful how the snowflakes sparkle in the sunshine! Yay🌞 My polar bear is so photogenic…. Can you caption this?

Healthy Hemp

I would like to share what I have learned about the hemp plant.  Hemp is where CBD or cannabidiol comes from.  When I first saw CBD products at my favorite natural foods store I had no clue what they were.  A year went by before I stumbled upon an article online about it and then…

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. 🎂🎈🎉