It is What We Make It #thevinesinmylife

Being a military wife for so long, I learned a few hard truths about my world and the way things work in it. One of the most important of those things being friendships. When you have to cut your roots short and replant yourself every few years, it makes for a pretty disjointed garden. People …

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Fruit Cake, Hard Candy, and Cherry Cordials

I know what most of you must be thinking: gross, gross, and gross. These three things I'm sure have been the un-delight of many a Christmas gift receiver over the years. But, for me, these three once thought not so delightful treats trigger some pretty awesome memories. Although we live in a world where the …

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Words: More than a Few Letters

So far we’ve survived #winterpocalypse2018 up here in the mountains. Not that we didn’t think we would. We’re pretty self-sufficient and prepared folks. We aren’t those people who wait until two hours before whatever the current disaster is to head to town to fetch our milk and bread whether we need it or not. In …

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