Gardening Update 7/19/14

The rains are pounding again today in Pensacola, Florida.  I awoke to thunder rumbles and rain spattering against my window.  I grabbed a cup of coffee and sat in the patio enjoying the sounds of nature in my neighborhood. The squash and cucumbers are gone.  They succumbed to the dreaded burrowing bugs that lay eggs … Continue reading Gardening Update 7/19/14

A Garden Breakfast

I am obsessed with breakfast!  I know, I know, it is the most important meal of the day! Of course it is, however, I have found that it is more than that to me.  Since I began my weight loss journey a few years ago, I find myself with breakfast as the largest meal of … Continue reading A Garden Breakfast

Good For You Chocolate Muffins

It is quite the rainy day here in Pensacola, Florida, so I decided since there is no gardening to be done today, I would make up a batch of my Good for you Chocolate Muffins. I love to find recipes and try to figure out ways to save on the calorie count to fit into … Continue reading Good For You Chocolate Muffins


When I started my blog about retirement I had no idea I was going to dedicate so much time to my garden and neglect my other hobbies.  However, it is as you say, “So much to do, so little time.” A busy week of writing, crocheting, and helping my husband recuperate from surgery led me … Continue reading THE END OF THE VINE…