Washington state has had cool weather and rain for spring until now. Where is our summer? It’s still snowing in our mountains. The vegetable garden doesn’t know what to think of the weather and is flowering instead of growing taller. On the other hand, the flowers are huge.
Went to the Mermaid Museum in Markham, WA near the Westport Winery on a beautiful sunny day. It was something different to do, and since I love fantasy things, why not visit the museum? It cost $3.00 a person to get in. To be frank, I expected more after the long drive, but it was…Read more »
Creep Through the Exotic Plant Shop
I saw this plant shop hidden behind vegetation and decided to check it out. It had some great statues up to the path of the shop. I bought a Spring Fling plant which has pink flowers and big leaves.
Pioneer Square of downtown Seattle in 1915
Under The Sea
Went to the aquarium at Pt. Defiance and took some fabulous pics.
The Power of Olive Oil
Olive oil has many healthy uses. Taken eternally, olive oil stimulates metabolism, promotes digestion, and lubricates mucous membranes. It can also be applied on the skin as a moisturizer. Olive oil contains 77% monosaturated fatty acids, 14% saturated fatty acids, and 9 % polysaturated fatty acids. But it also contains Vitamin E which is an…Read more »
TIP for STRONGER NAILS
Olive oil can build strong fingernails and soften cuticles. Soak your nails in a mixture of lukewarm olive oil and lemon juice before bedtime. Put on soft cloth or cotton gloves and allow the oil to penetrate overnight. Your nails will gradually resist breakage and chipping.
Easter Dessert In a Flowerpot
Pashka is a Russian dessert during Easter time. It’s made in a flowerpot. At serving time it’s unmolded and decorated with flowers and Easter eggs. Ingredients: 5 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 2 pkg. 8 oz. of cream cheese, 1 stick of butter, 1/2 cup raisins plus 1/2 cup golden raisins, 1/2 cup…Read more »
My Little Guy
My dog, Joey loves this soft ball my daughter gave him. He even took a nap with his paw over the ball. His security.
THE ORIGIN OF THE PRETZEL
An interesting fact about Lent and the pretzel: Today I learned that pretzels were first baked during Lent because they can be made with only water, flour, and salt. The shape came from a posture of prayer with arms crossed and hands on opposite shoulders. A monk made the dough into this shape, and the…Read more »