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Florence, Oregon

By Travel
WEDNESDAY My uncle has lived in Florence for several years now, but this is the first time I have had a chance to come visit him. In fact, this is the first time I have ever been to Oregon. We set off around 9:00 AM on Wednesday, September 7th. At first, we tried to catch an Uber to the train...
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Purple mocktail with a sugar mint rim around the wine glass

Color Changing Mocktail

By Herbal
Tonight I am planning on making a fancy mocktail called the "Color-Changing Butterfly Pea Flower Botanical Drink." I have many of the ingredients to make it, but I need lavender flowers to make the lime-flower ice cubes. Lucky for me, I have permission from my friend Ramona to pick her French lavender - Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence' (Lavender). I have...
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Sandi sitting on the gold couch


By Pets

Sandi came into our lives on June 5, 2016. Her “people” were getting a divorce and she had to go. We got lucky. There was a family discussion about whether we should bring her into our lives. Heather was living with us, close to her due date with Carter. She didn’t really have an opinion either way. I was all…

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