A bouquet of tulips in February definitely helps to ward off the typical blahs of mid-winter. I recommend this for every family's table. The benefits outweigh the expense easily. Choosing fresh flowers at our Hayward Wal-mart can take a minute. I think we must get the last of the supply up here and some of… Continue reading Winter Flowers
The daises came blooming right on the end of the trillium again this summer. Daisies grow anywhere: ditches, fields, woods, pastures, and along the roads here in Northwoods Beach. They grow over the graves of good men, says legend, thus the expression "pushing daisies". They are hardly ever bothered by pests and are grown world… Continue reading Daisies For You
Amy gave the old root bound and beautiful hanging potted house plant a "hair cut" and couldn't bear to throw the lovely leaves away. So we decided to root them. The blue jars make perfect vases for the project.I found these books at the used shop this week: Stones Into School by Greg Mortensen, It's… Continue reading Summer Stone House Living
We went to the wild life refuge over by Granstburg last Sunday. Crex Meadows is home to thousands of birds. We saw a few of them including swans, ducks, eagles, osprey, sandhill cranes, and a lot of little birds. When we got home we spent considerable time looking at our pictures and trying to identify… Continue reading Crex Meadows and Other Adventures
This is what a Make The Cut program can do for scrapbooking. All those daises are programed by my computer then sent to the Cricut to cut. MTC means that now we can cut any shape or font we find. Having taken on the project of scrapbooking every single picture we have… Continue reading A Page Of The Big Project
Elv and the children's gifts to me for Mother's Day. I feel rather blessed and spoiled. The roses are awesome.
Take the time to create something beautiful for someone today. A coffee shop worker in Chiang Mai had time to decorate a simple cup of coffee for Lisl yesterday. It's the little flowers we strew in the paths of others that make life livable for both the giver and the… Continue reading Time for Flowers