Sitting

  “Sitting in your garden is a feat to be worked at with unflagging determination and single-mindedness – for what gardener worth his salt sits down.  I am deeply committed to sitting in the garden.”  -  Mirabel Osler I love providing places to sit in the garden. I was quite delighted when I saw this Bistro set at IKEA … [Read more...]

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Garden Journal

March Spring Flowers Collage

The Garden in March Spring is on a roll here! We've had several beautifully warm days where we could spend time outdoors. I have been laying mulch out, cleaning and removing dead or damaged branches. It's wonderful to see the garden come back As the first daffodils begin to fade, the Iris are beginning to bloom. Like the Daffodils, these white … [Read more...]

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A Spring Lunch

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Pink Cakes are for Daughters Last week I made a cake just for Dearest. This weekend, I made a cake welcoming our daughter back from her trip to Mexico. In her honor I made it pink. She loved it! It is a pink pound cake with a simple pink lemonade icing. The day today was perfect for Lunch outdoors. The temperatures are mild enough, … [Read more...]

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Jubilant Green

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Spring Porch Decor I should be painting the door and the awning. But I was so delighted in the bright green burlap ribbon and the 'Jubilant Green' acryllic paint I used to paint the letter "R"; I had to take a quick break from cleaning and gardening. Spring's fresh green is reflected in the beautiful Viburnum. I just adore these flowers … [Read more...]

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Let’s Round it Up

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The Scoop Mega Spring LINKY Party What a wonderful, inspiring party!   What a Delightsome event! It was an honor to join in with over 30 of our fellow Bloggers in sponsoring a fantastic LINKY party to celebrate all things Spring. Several Bloggers created amazing Round Ups of a number of the posts….this makes it easy to see inspiring … [Read more...]

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The Scoop’s Mega Spring Linky Party

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 Spring Fresh! This has been a long hard winter for many, and it is not quite over. But, there are signs everywhere that spring's arrival is imminent.  In our corner of the world, spring begins with daffodils and forsythia. I call them little drops of sunlight. I am so delighted this week to join over 30 Bloggers in … [Read more...]

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Thinking of Spring

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Today is such a beautiful day… the notion that Spring is around the corner could easily be believed today. I am ready for a little bit of change, a little more pastel colors... So I brought in a few daffodils from the garden and placed them in McCoy pottery. To add to the vignette I grouped the coffee filter roses in an old sewing machine … [Read more...]

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Garden Journal

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February Garden Chores The weather in Georgia can swing on the pendulum of extremes. Last week, we experienced a rare snow storm that adversely affected a number of areas. In my corner of the world, it was quiet and peaceful. I definitely prefer country living to city living.  Saturday was a beautiful day - a precurser of spring to … [Read more...]

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Snow Day Two

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Here Comes The Sun I so enjoyed my snow day yesterday. I walked around, took pictures, watched the birds and made a snowman! Poor little Olaf…looks pretty sad! But, I did have fun! Later that night my body ached…I thought, I'm just not a kid anymore, although my enthusiasm yesterday was childlike. Today, the snow will melt under the sun and the … [Read more...]

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Snow Day

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So excited that it snowed in our little corner of the world. It's a rare event!  Here's a post in pictures. Around Town While I am enjoying the beauty of this snow event, I am quite aware that this hit a number of cities in Georgia very hard, especially Atlanta. Many people are stranded … [Read more...]

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