Lovella's Blog's

  • Leafy Lettuce Salad - I remember this salad, as a small girl growing up. My mother lived off a mere $50 a month budget for groceries. She needed to feed a family of 7 plus all...
    14 hours ago
  • May 2018 - This is truly the latest that I have posted my month in review. Besides being late, I'm giving you the Coles notes instead of the detailed report but mayb...
    1 week ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • 1. Summer is upon us this week in the Northern hemisphere. Tell us three things on your summer bucket list. 1. Sell our house. 2. Buy a new house. 3. Compl...
    6 hours ago
  • I just finished reading Maine Summer by Edwin Valentine Mitchell. The next best thing to being in Maine during the summer is reading about it. When I pas...
    1 day ago
  • Shortly before last week's vacation I snapped a picture in the side garden. At that time the hostas and coreopsis were filling in nicely along the trai...
    1 day ago
  • Summer came in with a rush over the past several days. Clear skies and heat! The poppies are nearing their first flush of blooms and what a run they've h...
    2 days ago
  • Over the past months as we've chatted about how and when to close the cooking blog, I've been reminded of the wonderful memories collected over these 10 ...
    5 days ago
  • *It's one of my favourite times of year* *here on the farm!* *The peonies, poppies, and rhubarb all came with the farm* *when we moved here almost 39 year...
    1 week ago
  • Do you have some "just because" friends? I call them that since they often give gifts "just because." No reason, not necessarily a birthday, graduation, we...
    1 week ago
  • [image: Spelling Lesson Plan - Wheel of Fortune Activity from The Middle School Classroom on TeachersNotebook.com - (2 pages) - Using this lesson you can s...
    1 week ago
  • I'm back in the dirt again. I've been spending days poking through my flower pots and visiting nearly every greenhouse in the city. Going once, going bac...
    2 weeks ago
  • Let me try to sum up how May played out in my corner of the world with a few pictures...and a few words. Lilacs. Irises. Peonies. The flowers of May! ...
    2 weeks ago
  • Last Monday, which was the Victoria Day holiday in Canada, we made our traditional visit to St. Andrews-by-the-Sea and, as the tide was out, we decide...
    3 weeks ago
  • Last week a group of ballroom dancers put on a show at my mother's care facility. Mum, pretty in her flowered hat, seemed to enjoy the music and costumes,...
    1 month ago
  • Australian wallabies are probably one of the cutest animals God has created, but first you should know what a wallaby is. [image: 20180416_170314.jpg] I...
    1 month ago
  • The Christmas decorations are all packed away, the tree is thrown out on the brush pile and the brand new 2018 calendar is on the kitchen wall. The memor...
    5 months ago
  • So here I wait in hope of You, oh my soul’s longing through and through – Christy Nockels, ‘Advent Hymn’ But all these things are merely the beginning of b...
    5 months 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...
    10 months 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...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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...
    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...
    2 years 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