Category Archives: Gardening

Gardening and My craft basket

Memorial Day weekend was a bit of mixed bag as far as the weather was concerned.   It was definitely too chilly to head to the beach for the Air Show so we opted to stay home and plant, mow, … Continue reading

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First blooms

Summer stopped by for a quick visit a couple of days last week which was a nice change from the damp, rainy spring days.  Then today, poof — summer retreated and we were back to a wet rainy spring day. … Continue reading

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A day outdoors!

We were awakened early this morning by very loud thunder.  But a couple hours later, the sun was there to greet us.   Finally,  a beautiful, warm, sunny day.   I stepped outside after breakfast and was amazed at how wonderful … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring

Well spring has arrived.   Just a week ago we were awaiting a major snowstorm.  We didn’t get as much as expected here           but it was real nasty with sleet and freezing rain in the mix.  Very … Continue reading

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I think I’m ready for spring

Those of you who know me know that I love snow.  Yes, most of my friends and family think I’m a little weird but I just think it’s beautiful.  And I also love having to stay home and sew or … Continue reading

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Autumn colors

Fall is making an appearance and while I do miss the warm, sunny days at the beach,  you really can’t beat those amazing fall colors.    Burgundy and gold  mums      The happy, bright Montauk Daisies  look so cheerful … Continue reading

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It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature….

….but I sure think Mother Nature is fooling around with us.  This morning I looked outside  and couldn’t believe what I was seeing.    Through the fog I saw something bright and pink.  I’ve got some roses blooming!  So now … Continue reading

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The fruits (and veggies) of our labors

  We had a wonderful vacation in Lancaster, PA.  When we returned we  were able to pick some delicious tomatoes (technically a fruit), zucchini, green beans, a few different kinds of peppers and some strawberries that didn’t make it into … Continue reading

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  I hope everyone had a good 4th of July weekend.  We did and I even had time to make a quick patriotic star mug rug (it is big enough to also use as a candlemat or even a small … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

   Made a couple of Christmas tablerunners for a friend.  She has a couple of bridal showers coming up.   I really liked them and I want to make one for myself before I use up all the fabric.  While … Continue reading

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