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Monday, February 24, 2020

Spring Cleaning the "Important" Things

We had another snow day since we talked last, but I'll spare you most of the glorious details.  All I can say is I love  "global warming" if it means more snow for us here in the foothills.

Meanwhile the daffodils kept blooming.

It's a gray, wet day here, but you can see this puffed up Mourning Dove lording it over the food supply.  There's one in every crowd, methinks.

A Titmouse and Cardinal finally get a chance to dine.

And since we last visited I dabbled here and there cleaning some things that had not been cleaned in a coon's age.  My new, already-went-through-the-wash dishcloth from Dollar General released enough dye that I could have tie-dyed a t-shirt.  Had I just known  I'm trying to embrace the viral love of dollar store merchandise, but so far it's a 50/50 toss-up for me.

I've been purging and down-sizing my earthly possessions (Goodman won't let me touch his, but I really WANT to help him go smaller, read that THROW STUFF OUT/sell off.) and was horrified when I opened a box of silver pins/brooches that were nearly black from oxidation.  I recently got a new denim jacket on sale for a meager sum and decided I'd use some of those pins to dress it up a bit.  Apparently, boho/boohoo(?) has taken over every fashion genre so I flung caution to the wind and adorned it heavily.  LOL
Anyways, look how tarnished some of those pins were.

I do most things old school, but I didn't have time to sit and polish those pins with MAAS so I used this quick method and lo, they fairly sparkle.  And no, I'm not likely to wear all those pins together on my jacket, fashion be gone.

Stay pretty, y'all.  

Monday, February 10, 2020

Winter in Tennessee

This is winter in Tennessee y'all.  All last week our daffodils were blooming their little hearts out then...

On Saturday under a forecast of rain all day we began to see white puffs falling from the sky and landing on everything.

Sometimes the weather service just needs to look out the window.  LOL

It was glorious.  We love our snow, and the birds love their black oil sunflower seeds so we kept them supplied with their favorite food all afternoon. 

This is what a little over 2 inches of "rain" looks like on our deck rail.  Hope your winter is full of all kinds of white "rain".   To be fair we do live in an area where snow is not easy to predict.  

I got the skirt sewn to match the top I showed you in the last post.

I wanted to let those of you who may have joint, rheumatoid and some other types of pain know about an herb that is kicking pain to the curb for a lot of folks, Goodman and myself included.  Goodman used to have a lot of knee pain.  I used to have pain from arthritis in a couple of joints on my fingers.  We are now pain free thanks to Moringa.  Click here to see it on Amazon


I'm not a doctor, but I know this works for us.  I'm not going to wear you out with the facts, either., astounding ones though they are.  Of course you need to do your research, but to make it easy just start here if you're interested.  (I'm not an affiliate to any entity shared in this post.)
 Here is a link from the Big Family Homestead Youtube channel where I heard of it's amazing properties. 

Have a great week y'all!
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