My dad’s zone 8 garden is a Certified Wildlife Habitat.
A mere 2 1/2 hours away… Easter weekend – Time for a for a quick spin & getaway! Continue reading
Up until the second week of December, I always feel so organized…. Then, before I know it – the blues creep in and the Holidays are right here… right now! Have I forgotten someone? What if friends stop by unexpectedly?
Here’s an easy & quick idea to give when visiting family or friends and use up any leftover pumpkin seeds.
So the true test…
Could I remember how to successfully use an O’dapter, a month later to create a botanical whimsy for the holidays?
See the results and “How To”… Continue reading
Often there comes a time… when you just have to step away…
For the past 3 years every holiday we celebrated was in a nursing home; many of our family traditions had to be put aside.
Although wonderful to be spending it together, it was never private; visits seemed far too short or confined.
There is only so much decorating one can do in a shared room with limited space.
But there was nothing like the smile on my Mom’s face when the new Seasonal wreath appeared for her door, or a tiny Christmas tree which I decorated in all of her favorite colors was revealed!
The tiny tree was a gift from my friend Barbara – who’s husband had died. Barbara understands the kindness of little things to delight, and the space restraints in these times of transition. Continue reading
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