Monthly Archives: March 2012

An Embarrassment Fixed (for now)

Recently, we had my brother and his family of six over for the weekend.  A week before they came, I suddenly looked at my house with new eyes and was completely embarrassed by my shower caddy.  What was only two years … Continue reading

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The Loveliest of Trees

In the cemetery across from our home lives a breathtaking tree.  In its Spring bloom, its branches are full of cascading blossoms.  I SO wish I could transplant it to my backyard and have lovely picnics, afternoon naps, and tea-time … Continue reading

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Smitten by a Sunrise (and Birding)

What would make me get up at 6:00 IN THE MORNING on a Saturday?  Nothing but a fun outing with my hubby. This past Saturday Josh and I visited a Water Treatment Facility at sunrise.  I slept through most of … Continue reading

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Spring Fling

How can one blog in such glorious weather?  Who wants to be stuck behind a computer screen when they could be raking their flower beds, planting seeds, taking walks, and basking in sunshine?  I haven’t blogged in a while, and … Continue reading

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Origami Tulips and Butterflies

I love Spring.  I love tulips.  I love butterflies.  And since none of the three are here yet, I thought I’d at least manufacture the latter two. Until my tulip bulbs flower, I’ll enjoy my paper creations:      

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Pulling Spring into my Home

The warm Spring weather has inspired me to toss out the tired everygreeny things and pull in some sunshiny decor. And so my opa’s old tool box has now been moved (and emptied)…  …to my dining room: Somewhat random items were placed … Continue reading

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Delicious (and healthy) Meal

There is something deliciously satisfying about cooking a meal  or making baked goods from scratch.  When I’m rushed, meals can be a quick ordeal of tossing boxed food into a pan (mac n’ cheese?), but when I give myself time, it’s immensely … Continue reading

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