Lovella's Blog's

  • Blueberry Sheet Pie - It's mid August already, but I'm still taking advantage of all things summer. One summer treat is stopping by the local market each week and finding bin...
    17 hours ago
  • July 2017 - July was a month of celebrations. For the sweet taste of berries and the times spent with family and friends and the joyful birthday celebrations, I tha...
    2 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • Give me a *Z* Give me a *U* Give me a *C* Give me another *C* Give me an *H* Give me an *I* Give me an *N* Give me an *I* What's it spell? Why, zucchini,...
    8 hours ago
  • On Tuesday morning bright and early we headed north on Highway 9 to see some sites on the Mt. Baker Scenic Highway. Our first stop was in Snohomish for bre...
    10 hours ago
  • I awoke early this morning and quietly dressed and slipped outside to potter in the garden for a few minutes before breakfast. I pulled up the sweet peas...
    2 days ago
  • Since I will be away at the end of the month and my monthly post will be a little late... and so much has already happened in August... I'm posting a mid-mo...
    3 days ago
  • *Beauty morning for a walk!* *After walk refuel ...* Peaches, Strawberries, Granola, with a dollop of Greek Yogurt and a splash of Maple Syrup! *The h...
    3 days ago
  • "The true God...will always disappoint our desire for independence and self-sufficiency." *-- Gilbert Meilaender*
    3 days ago
  • The fear grandparents have when their grandchildren move away is that those sweet little souls will never know them. I have heard this and experienced th...
    6 days ago
  • Hi Everyone! It's August already. Did July go by as fast for you as it did for me? Goodness! I love summer but now we are into the 'dog days' of su...
    2 weeks ago
  • Another Saturday morning drive this week. The countryside offers so much variety and unique photo opportunities this time of the year. The farmers con...
    2 weeks ago
  • It's been a wonderful ten years of blogging. I began back there in 2007, a year before I married John. My grandsons were only 18 months old and six months...
    3 weeks ago
  • Thank you for reading this blog. It is about an island in Fiji called Fulaga. It is the nicest place I've ever been in my whole entire life. The people a...
    3 weeks ago
  • Every human being is created in 'the image of God'. No matter how vile a man becomes, buried within him remains that 'image' of who he was created to be...
    1 month ago
  • I'm currently blogging my way through the US as I work on a book on grief called '50 States of Grief'. In case you still follow this blog and have missed m...
    3 months ago
  • After six months in moth balls I wasn't sure what it would take to shake out the blog at Pondside and give it some light and air. In the end, it was a cu...
    5 months ago
  • It's Christmas time in December. By now you all know that I love snow... And we've had plenty. I still have fond memories as a small child when the snow dr...
    7 months ago
  • Whatever may pass and whatever lies before me, let me be singing when the evening comes (Matt Redman) Return to the scene of the crime – the day I let the ...
    7 months ago
  • Wow, it's been a long time! Just came over here to my blog to make sure that things are still up and running. A friend had informed me that the link I prov...
    8 months ago
  • It’s Friday (ok Saturday!) and I’m counting blessings! 1. Leafy beauty ~ Blustery winds and rain pelted us this week, with only a few, brief patches of su...
    9 months ago
  • The journey home. Games were played, heads were rested, stops were made to explore the amazing Cathedral Grove, and for ice-cream. And the best part abou...
    11 months ago
  • Maureen's Little Cuban/Virgin Mojito, Version 1: 6-7 mint leaves 2 tsp sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Muddle in the bottom of the glass Fill glass with ice Po...
    1 year ago
  • My last post was Easter 2015. A lot happened during the past 12 months of course. My Grandsons grew like weeds, my parents moved up to Salt Lake, and bl...
    1 year ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    3 years ago