Tag Archives: gardening

The season I love

Summer you may think? But it goes beyond that. The season I love is the season of food and herb preservation. The moment I have frozen or canned my first food, my heart feels lighter. The moment my first oils … Continue reading

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Saturday Garden Inspiration – June 13, 2015

Sharing a little glimpse of my garden that makes me happy. Wishing you a very peaceful day. Once again this year, I’ll be sharing little glimpses of our gardens. Although so much is growing all the time, there is always a little moment … Continue reading

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Saturday Garden Inspiration – June 6, 2015

Sharing a little glimpse of my garden that makes me happy. Wishing you a very peaceful day. Once again this year, I’ll be sharing little glimpses of our gardens. Although so much is growing all the time, there is always a little moment … Continue reading

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Around our home

  Things are finally picking up here. It’s hard to believe that a month ago, everything was bare and now, I’m thinning (and eating) greens and eating asparagus everyday.  All our flowering trees are in bloom, our fruit trees as … Continue reading

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Last year… looking back

I have very wise friends. Recently, I posted a little something about how discouraged I was with the lateness of Spring and the lingering cold. I was worried our garden season would suffer, worried about the lack of green everywhere … Continue reading

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Still waiting…

… for this Fall-like Spring to shift, transform, live up to its name… I’m trying to be as positive as possible but, although the sun is shining this morning, it was a few degrees above freezing when my husband left … Continue reading

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Tomorrow…

… is the big day : Our in home evaluation with the speech therapist for Little Man. I’ve been trying to get a grips on my feelings about it all week and unfortunately, I’m still not quite sure. On one … Continue reading

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Healthy decisions = PEACE

By far one of the best breads I’ve made in a long time! (Minimalist Baker) Thank you to Sandra from Lili & Folks for this adorable little tutorial! The hens and chicks were a huge hit on Easter morning.   … Continue reading

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Spring is truly here…

  I always know there is no turning back when the tomato seeds go in the dirt. When at first we are planting herbs and early spring greens like lettuces and kale indoors, we are still in the deep of winter. … Continue reading

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Taking companion planting a bit more seriously – Guest Post

Oh March, how you bring out the dreamer in me… My daughter keeps looking at me saying “Mom, I miss Summer.” To which I reply “But in Summer, all our seeds will be planted! How about we start with Spring?” … Continue reading

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