Tag Archives: Nature

Got Caught Up In The Bargain Cave! (With A Sexy Lumberjack!) … Sort of.

I’m over here doing some online shopping for a camping trip. A task, which my husband has left to me, cause, well… y’all… I like to shop. If ever there were any doubt…

I’m on Bass Pro’s website, already got those fancy mosquito repellent candles in my cart, when I see in huge, red letters… BARGAIN CAVE.

A bargain, you say?! A whole cave full of them?! For me? Why, yes, that sounds lovely! I think I’ll check that out! <Me, to the computer> As if it could hear me. (Although, honestly, conspiracy theorists unite! *fist bump* Cause, well, it can hear me! It’s listening to us all!)

Anyway, I ventured into the cave! Whether this was my first mistake or not, I have no idea. I’ve been online shopping for an hour. It could well be just one mistake in a long line! Anyhoo, I have since put in batteries I’m not sure we even need, a flannel shirt-jacket cause I think my husband would make a sexy lumberjack, and about 72 various coffee mugs. (Okay, I admit, that last part is a bit of an exaggeration.) And as much as I want to see my sexy lumberjack drinking his coffee out of a manly looking mug with a grizzly bear on it… I took the jacket and the mugs out of the cart. Cause, well, I don’t actually need them. (Neither does my husband, who now, I will never get to have lumberjack fantasies about!) Maybe I should put that one back in the cart after all, eh? Give him an axe, a beard, sexy flannel jacket… manly coffee mug…… See! Now we’re back where we started!

Anyway, next thing I know, I’m looking at flashlights, and they’re trying to sale me a $200 bargain flashlight! $200! They promised me bargains… and see, I know that thing was listed for like, $295, so technically, it’s a bargain. But ya girl is over here looking for a $20 flashlight at best. Y’all done lured me down into this cave, on the premise I’d get bargains… and all I got was a lot of batteries, a lumberjack fantasy going nowhere, and coffee mugs that won’t fit in my kitchen cabinet, cause well, I buy too many of those things as it is!

Then there are the deals that are so good I don’t want to pass them up. A $12 tent? Why, yes! Give me that! Except… we have two tents as it is! We don’t need another one. We sho don’t need a three person tent with two big ol’ adults and a giant dog!

And this, my friends, is what online shopping looks like in our house. Wish me luck as I dive back in! Cause I’m not finished yet. I’m not even halfway into the bargain cave, and I already tried to convince myself to just put the camo duffel bag into my cart and buy it. And for what reason, I have no idea. I don’t need a camo duffle bag! I’m not trying to blend in when I’m camping, sho not trying to do it when I’m hiking, I don’t want to get shot by a hunter who thinks I’m a deer. There are posted signs for that! Wear bright colors! Hunters abound! And I don’t hunt, (I’m a bleeding heart if there ever was one) so I sure don’t need it for that. I own one camo shirt, and it came from Old Navy. I ain’t even about that camo life, and I’m trying to snap up a big ole’ camo duffle like I need it for something.

What I actually need… is to behave myself when I’m shopping. But… that’s unlikely, so, who knows what’ll happen next!

What We Have Here Folks… Is A Bird War!

I’m writing this post from my backyard. It’s nice out, the sun is going down, the birds are at the feeder. Like right now, a beautiful, red cardinal is at the feeder, and a woodpecker is hanging out on a branch in the tree. No squirrels at the moment. We do have corn for them, but I don’t see any right now. Now that I’m looking more closely, there are about 7 or 8 other birds in the tree, scattered about along the branches. Likely waiting on me to go away. 😂

Along with the birds, there’s a dog barking every once in a while, a next door neighbor letting her grandson help fill up their bird feeder, (I can’t see them, our yard has a privacy fence, but I can hear them.) Several kids are playing way further down the street, someone is grilling… The smell of charcoal is in the air. I hear birds chirping, a few bugs making noise. A squirrel just made an appearance… but not at the feeder, he scampered along the top of our fence and went into the neighbor’s yard.

It’s about 65 degrees outside, I’m wearing shorts, but I have a blanket. The kids across the street are playing basketball ball now. Can’t see them, but I hear the ball bouncing. Birds are still waiting on me to leave. Okay, scratch that… They just flew over my head and went to the neighbor’s yard. The ones that just put out seed. They stole my birds, y’all. 😂

Know what all this sounds like though? Looks like?

Home. ❤️

Anyway, I’mma end this here and go inside, see if leaving lures the birds back over. Think shaking the birdseed bag like ya do the treat bag for the dog works the same? 😂 Prolly not. I may try though. This is all out war now. I want my birds back! 😘

See y’all! – Heather! ❤️

Pretty Views From My Backyard… ❤️

I took these over the last couple of days. I kept looking up, & the sky kept giving me reasons to snap pictures. Obviously they don’t do reality justice, & honestly I’m not all that great with a camera, but I thought they were worth sharing. 😊❤️

Enjoy!! 👍😉

Honeysuckles, Brownies, & Husbands!

Just a couple pictures of the honeysuckles in our backyard. My husband took these btw! I’m horrid with a camera. Y’all wouldn’t get nearly this quality without him. 😂

So. It’s Saturday night. I’m going to kick back, relax a little. Maybe watch tv, maybe edit some more. – I have 50 pages to go… I bout got it y’all!

Might even get a brownie, too! And ice cream. What’s a brownie without ice cream? Half a treat, that’s what! 😂

Alright! Enjoy the pics… courtesy of my lovely husband! ❤

& I’ll chat with y’all later!