Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Jan 01





Happy New Year everybody!


We all stayed up and rang in the New Year warm, safe, and together here at home.


Hope everyone had a fun and safe New Years Eve.


Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Dec 24



 From our home to yours, we want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!








Our cat Leo impatiently waiting for Santa



Our mantle with the Haunted Mansion inspired mirror displaying Christmas loops



Gus from the Haunted Mansion all decked out for Christmas hanging out with the soldier style nutcrackers



COOKIES! Molasses cookies, my favorite! – Recipe here –> http://www.melissaetto.com/?p=1461



Merry Christmas everyone!




Dec 04


Yep, it’s that time of year already. Time to start getting ready for Christmas!


 We got a good jump on things this year.


 We splurged and got a new tree. We had our old one for about 19 years and were due for a new tree. We’re all really happy with it.




Dane and I took advantage of the unseasonably nice weather and got some of the Christmas lights up.



Dane and I made the lighted yard ornaments at least 5 years ago. It was a great project to teach him how to weld and they are still working as good as the day we built them.


We’re all looking forward to a great holiday season.


We’re wishing everyone a happy, safe, and wonderful holiday season this year.


—– Brandon

Homemade Gin – Day 2

Homemade Gin – Day 2

Apr 05


Here’s a quick update to my Homemade Gin adventure.


Added the Botanical Blend from the kit tonight.








Now I wait.


According to the instructions after 12 hours, I’ll have Gin.


Stay tuned!