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Garlic chives: Part weed, part culinary herb

Is it a weed or a garden plant? Garlic chives are among those plants – paulownia tree, Jerusalem artichoke, mint and anise hyssop are others – that can parade under either guise. 523 more words


Only Child gets her house in order – literally

Part of my “delete project” includes sprucing up the house as I go along. You can’t just ditch stuff (into recycling or repurposing or the garbage) without cleaning up where they used to be. 282 more words

Only Child

Appetizing Harvest

Happy Day after Labor Day!  Over the weekend, we were invited to our dear friends’, Lisa and John’s house.  Remember Lisa’s garden?  Well, as usual, they made a fabulous meal, and I contributed an appetizer from my bounty.   168 more words

Country Mouse House

Tea Time

Dark chocolate


Three, please

A cup of tea


Yes does yes

Easily could

get into this.

Tea at three

dark chocolate


You and me. 15 more words


Have Your Floors Taken a Beating This Summer?

On the Spot has some great cleaning specials for you!  Check them out and take advantage of their great service (Angie’s List 2013 Super Service Award Winner!



It’s hard to believe five years have passed since we made the loft of the barn much more usable.

When we moved here, the loft was accessible only via a second-floor catwalk from the master bedroom, and getting there and back could be tricky, especially when snow was piled on the deck. 568 more words


Looking For Best Mother of The Bride Dress

A wedding is a special day, not only for the happy couples, but also for the families that are there to love and support the marriage. 163 more words