Monthly Archives: April 2012

Carrot Cake and French Women

Have you ever had carrot cake at a restaurant or cafe?  Much too often, it’s dry, very heavy, and the frosting is too fake.  That’s why I understood when Josh emphatically told me that he didn’t like it and didn’t … Continue reading

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Outdoor Baked Taters and Onions

They were delectable!  They were exquisite!  We wanted more! It started when Josh noticed that our outdoor fire pit was full of really hot ashes from the bonfire we had had the previous evening.  We had just finished a very … Continue reading

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This and That

Now that the past two weeks have been filled with glorious Spring weather, my indoor decorating and my blog have suffered.  But my arm muscles haven’t! Over the past two weeks, I’ve packed in afternoons of hauling cement blocks, raking … Continue reading

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Sunny Daffodils and Bursts of Tulips

I know that there are many picture out there of lovely daffodils and tulips.  But there is something completely satisfying when the flowers are my flowers, gracing my gardens.  And so here are some spots of sunshine that cheer me every day. the daffodil garden … Continue reading

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Building Some Muscle

I thought I would blog more on Spring Break, especially since logically speaking I would have more time.  But no.  We have projects on the go.  Since the weather is warm, they are outdoor projects which require muscle of which … Continue reading

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