Lovella's Blog's

  • Trail Mix Cookies - These cookies are perfect to take along on a hike, picnic, or a road trip. They are filled with a delicious blend of nuts, coconut, and dried fruit. The...
    16 hours ago
  • April 2017 - We were so hopeful for April to be sunny and now when I look at the pictures in a review, I am realizing that even though we still had a lot of rain, we ...
    3 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • *I'm so glad* that after lurking in the shadows for far too long, Summer decided to show herself last weekend. She not only showed up, she showed off! It...
    9 hours ago
  • During the Lilac Festival in Spokane there is a Torchlight Parade that honors all branches of the military and law enforcement. There are other entries in ...
    1 day ago
  • I know I'm getting a little old for this, but don't we all wish we could peek into our friend's suitcases? Women, no matter how we feel about our age in numb...
    2 days ago
  • *It was our privilege to attend our nation's capital tulip festival* *A special tulip bulb was developed to help celebrate Canada's 150 Birthday.* *We e...
    3 days ago
  • “I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only will tune in.” *-- George Washing...
    3 days ago
  • *It will be worth it all when we see Jesus,Life's trials will seem so small when we see Christ;One glimpse of His dear face all sorrow will erase,So bra...
    3 days ago
  • I love this time of year when the hydrangeas put on their finest show. Although they will bloom on and off a bit throughout the summer, it is now that ...
    4 days ago
  • After weeks of rain and cold weather with the odd teaser spring-like day we are in a 5 day s...
    1 week ago
  • We had an unusually cold winter this year, lots of snow and one very severe ice storm. Covered with a coat of ice our world was transformed into a jewe...
    1 week 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 weeks ago
  • The month of April has come and gone. We are well into spring... though it hasn't always felt like it! Our pink magnolia bloomed on queue... for April 4t...
    3 weeks ago
  • Why I blog? One of the main reasons that I blog, is to share the vast amounts of beauty that I find in my daily life. Beauty that needs to be shared,...
    1 month ago
  • 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 ...
    2 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...
    3 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...
    5 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 ...
    5 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...
    5 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...
    6 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...
    8 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...
    10 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...
    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