Lovella's Blog's

  • Salted Caramel Budino - It was in spring a few years back, that eight of us gals from MGCC met up at the tulip fields of La Conner Washington. Once we were done trekking through...
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  • February 2017 - Our February started with chilly breezes and blue skies. Sheets hung outside were dry in a few hours and the real outdoor fresh air fragrance lasted well ...
    4 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • Wednesday March 22nd dawned nicely with these views from our kids’ home. We got to their house with Jamie’s Granny shortly before nine. Dear was going to ...
    16 hours ago
  • The signs are a little late this year, but something about seeing tiny bright green leaves pop out of a dreary and dead looking mess of dead branches is s...
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  • It was a quiet weekend. I kept busy with tidying the house, doing the laundry, and baking. I chose the cupcakes Susan so kindly gave us the recipe for a f...
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  • The first week of Spring Break is over. It was a mixture of mostly pleasant and a bit of unpleasant, the latter including a dental appointment. How I dre...
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  • Could I interest you in a little time in the garden today? There's a light breeze on this mild spring day. The air is fresh (except for that darn pollen) a...
    2 days ago
  • Spring break is here and as of yesterday it seems that spring might just be on her way too! I've decided I really like this "balanced calendar" for school ...
    2 days ago
  • No matter the season, she is able to bring nature at it's finest, indoors, and add so many extra special touches to her home effortlessly. I have seen h...
    6 days ago
  • Happy Spring Everyone! You may have noticed I changed my header to a springtime one even though it looks nothing like that outside right now, and won'...
    1 week ago
  • *The world is a book...* *each new place another chapter to be read.* Who knew that there was such spectacular beauty in this small country? There is so...
    1 week ago
  • *Last Spring when we glamped our way westward,* *stopping to visit some dear friends in Iowa,* *they generously gifted us a huge bag of homemade granola for ...
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  • Have you ever gone on a vacation far enough away from home that you had to cross multiple time zones. It may have been difficult to get used to the time ...
    1 week ago
  • Yesterday we spent some very enjoyable hours with our grand girls at the Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver. I am posting some of our photos to give glory t...
    5 weeks 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 weeks 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...
    3 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 ...
    3 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...
    3 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...
    4 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...
    6 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...
    8 months 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...
    11 months ago
  • If you haven't found my new blog, feel free subscribe to it and to check out my latest post there on grieving during Lent: https://vanessamsiemens.wordpres...
    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...
    2 years ago