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The Urban Garden Urge

One great plus of leaving my full time job was gaining the extra time to start a garden! I had minimal experience growing vegetables (which consited of me straight up throwing seeds onto the ground and hoping for the best) but this time I decided to try and do it the right way by sprouting them indoors and transplanting them into above ground planters. 449 more words

Seed Saving

Gardening is a wonderful activity. First the plants give you fresh organic food and once the season is over they give you the next years seeds at no cost if you harvest them and store them well.   629 more words


Youth and Age

Far from now, long ago, lived a generation of women, I will never know. Such lives they must have led. Such stories of the now dead. 26 more words

April Favorites

1. No Reservations (Movie) –

I watched this movie with my grandmother after a long day of cooking. We sat down to relax and I watched this movie for this first time and fell in love!!!  879 more words


Grandma's Sewing Machine Finds A New Home

Sometimes a person is taken aback when an unexpected thing happens. Such is the case with this beautiful early 1900’s sewing machine.

One Saturday my Dad had surprised me with a phone call and a request to stop over at my parents house. 191 more words


Heirloom: Barbara's Cucumber Salad

This is one of my favorite salads my mother makes; I was sad I couldn’t enjoy once going dairy free, however, with this altered recipe, I can continue to enjoy it.   94 more words


Daily Art Fix - A Sublime Tampan with an Amazing Soul!

Such an amazing work of art!!!

Not painted – not embroidered but WOVEN!!

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And though it is past its prime, it still is a source of pure joy!


May 2016