Sun’s Out Lensballs Out!

Here are my first photos with my new 80mm Lensball. I had just ordered and received my new Lensball right before the quarantine. The first and second photos are with the ball in the same position/place and taken within minutes of each other. This third photo is of the sunset in a different location on…

Welcome to the Chicken Shack

We stared at this shack that sits on the property next door to us for a year and we were disgusted by it. We were offended that it was constantly in our view from our dining room window. At that time, it was an old and ugly thing no one cared for. We ended up…

Learning Who We Are

Hello! My last post was about why we changed our name. As I have been thinking about the name change and what content to post on WordPress, Instagram and YouTube, I realized that I was having difficulty because we were still trying to figure it all out. Who are we? Thanks to the Instagram Account…

Name Change to “Pure American Glory” πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€

“Living the American Dream” means something different to everyone and our American Dream is what we strive to share with you via this blog, Instagram and YouTube . We were “54 Acres of Pure Glory” and I LOVED that name, but, it was so specific to this property in Wisconsin! My life has never been…

Going To My Happy Place

When I am getting stressed, I acknowledge it, and I remind myself to take my time and do things the right way ~ but don’t rush ~ and I make sure to go to my happy place which is never very far away. It’s always at my fingertips with a couple of swipes and taps…

Why We Cannot Plant Honeysuckle

Yes, that’s right. I am scared to plant Honeysuckle. As we are all thinking towards Spring, especially us gardener types, we are busy perusing the seeds to buy on line or in the store. We are planning, planning, planning which is so much fun and gives us much hope. Especially for those of us living…

The Spirit of Christmas is Still Lingering

Everywhere I look in my house and outside, the Spirit of Christmas is still with us, in February! I have never had a Poinsettia plant last UNTIL Christmas let alone after. It’s going strong here in February with vibrant life and colors. You can see it has new red leaves growing and small yellow flowers….

My Journey As A Blogger/Vlogger ~ Post #2

There is a lot to distract a person from their original intention. I think we all, at some point, fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others. In that moment, I question my original intentions and go looking in a completely wrong direction. I know I brought this up, briefly, in another post but…

Garden Flower Power!

This year we are DEtermined to have a beautiful garden we can enjoy while keeping in mind the basic principles of permaculture with a concentration on attracting pollinators with a concentration on butterflies and solitary bees. I’VE RECENTLY RECEIVED SOME SEEDS I ORDERED! Yes, that’s right, I am very excited. Last year I ordered two…