Out Behind The Shed

Muscadine Fields

The old Blackburn Homeplace   Muscadine Fields   Told as if narrated by my mom as a little girl: Growing up I lived on an old dirt road down from my grandparent's homeplace in Wilkes County, NC. I've walked up that dusty or muddy dirt road every day of my life that I can remember… Continue reading Muscadine Fields

Out Behind The Shed

MOM SWEET MOM

MOM My Hero I've not been writing lately here on my blog. Having a family emergency always leaves you unprepared. It can, however, give you something to think about. Then possibly something to write about. My mom means the world to me like most moms do to their children. I love her with all my heart.… Continue reading MOM SWEET MOM

Out Behind The Shed

An Addition to the Family

Our Newest Baby (2 years ago) Meet Montana Cowgirl Josee, our newest member to the family as of yesterday. She's an 8 week old Blue Heeler. She is already showing the signs of a great dog as most Blue Heelers are. We had a storm last night with lightning & not too loud of thunder… Continue reading An Addition to the Family

Feed & Seed

Mexican Meatballs – Albondigas

Cold Weather Food Make these for your next brunch date for a guaranteed hit! Your guests will think you are a genius. Also great for after school snacks after they are done just wrap in aluminum foil and freeze. When you’re ready to eat them just drop them into almost boiling water in a pot for… Continue reading Mexican Meatballs – Albondigas

Feed & Seed · Out Behind The Shed

Mexican Rice – Arroz Mexicana

Mexican Red Rice I love Mexican rice. It has flavor that I could never tire from. I first tasted it around 19 years ago and since then I don't recall ever eating rice our way again..lol. Yes it is a little harder to make, but well worth the time and effort. Once you get in the swing… Continue reading Mexican Rice – Arroz Mexicana

Out Behind The Shed · Spinnin' Tall Tales

Love Has No Borders

When Cameron started work at the store, she wasn’t counting on anything or anyone coming into her life. “My life is ok like it is,” she thinks to herself. Well, come to think of it there is one thing not ok in her life, a boyfriend who isn’t making her happy; this is affecting her… Continue reading Love Has No Borders

Out Behind The Shed · Spinnin' Tall Tales

The Miracle

The gorge that ran the length of the road was as beautiful as it was dangerous. The rocks were carved out from the millions of gallons of water running over them for thousands of years. Looking over the edge was about all you could do. The embankment was very steep and treacherous. Only a skilled… Continue reading The Miracle

No Fajitas Here!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo – Happy 5th of May

Celebrating Another Country's Holiday With that being said how many of you celebrate a holiday of another country and know nothing about it? You have no idea what it is based from, but yet drink to it? Who can tell me (Non-Mexican-Americans) what the holiday stems from? NO CHEATING….NO GOOGLE! You want to celebrate it… Continue reading Feliz Cinco de Mayo – Happy 5th of May

Feed & Seed

Shrimp Cocktail – Coctel de Cameron

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail This is one of my favorite Mexican food recipes because it’s so easy and fast to make. It can be used as an appetizer or an entree. Your guests will love it and they’ll be begging you for the recipe! Provecho! Leslie Zpt   Mexican Shrimp Cocktail/Coctel de Cameron Ingredients: 1 tsp. salt… Continue reading Shrimp Cocktail – Coctel de Cameron

Ponds & Streams · Spinnin' Tall Tales

A Country Morning in the Hollow

My Every Morning Ritual Most mornings I sit on my back porch with my much needed large cup of coffee watching the landscape wake up from its dark state of nocturnal activities. I can hear the bell ringing on a lead goat down the hollow a ways, as he leads his herd of followers out… Continue reading A Country Morning in the Hollow

Stix & Stonz

AT&T/Direct TV 0, MOM 1

Today I had to be at my mom's at 8 am. My mom decided finally to switch back to cable from Direct TV. She couldn't be there since she's in the hospital. That's another blog all in its self. She had been thinking about switching, but the wind storm the other week made up her… Continue reading AT&T/Direct TV 0, MOM 1