Monthly Archives: November 2011

Our unwanted guest….

Asian Giant Hornet…..compared to a hornet from my insect collection. We welcome most guest, but not this one. I’m told it’s an Asian Giant Hornet aka Japanese Hornet according to the neighbors. Evidently they are somewhat common to this area … Continue reading

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Electric Stoves

Oh my gosh, I was beginning to feel like a newlywed, well, ok not so much a newlywed but certainly as if I’ve got to learn how to cook all over again. That electric stove and I were not getting … Continue reading

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View from our kitchen window

This is the view from our kitchen window. I am enjoying the view from our the kitchen window. Here it is getting closer and closer to winter, and as I look outside there is still greenery, We are so thankful … Continue reading

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Christmas City Street Decorations – Intersections

Today Hubby and drove to Granite Falls to take advantage of some sales. Unfortunately, I forgot to charge my camera battery so I had to use my phone camera. I took the first photo on the way and the second … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011 Forest City, NC

We spent Thanksgiving dinner at our friends home, had a delicious meal. I brined my first Turkey. Turned out awesome ~ the white meat was so flavorful and wasn’t dry. (thank you Tammy Shore- Bentley for the tip). After dinner … Continue reading

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Seasonal Changes

The View of our drive way before the leaves fell. The view of the drive way after the leaves fell. I’ve been told that the Oaks hold on to their leaves until Spring begins to emerge…they wait until the new … Continue reading

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All ready planting

Well, today I took time out from unpacking to plant three of the seven blackberry bush starts, our friend gave us. Hopefully we will have home grown blackberries next year. I also planted a Holly bush our neighbor brought us … Continue reading

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