These photographs were taken in the spring a few years ago. I especially love that Clover, one of my favorite sheep, seemed to enjoy watching the chickens scratch in the grass and chase bugs.
A few weeks ago, I decided to coax cuttings of a flowering cherry tree into an early performance in order to speed up spring. Persuading plants to flower out of season is known as forcing. You can either trim branches from your yard or buy them from a florist. There are a number of flowering trees and shrubs that […]
As I was lying in bed tossing and turning between 2 and 4 this morning, a wonderful poem by Jack Prelutsky crossed my mind. Mr. Prelutsky, an American writer of children’s poetry, was named the first Children’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation in 2006. He lives in Seattle, Washington and spends much of his time presenting poems to children […]
I had to do quite a bit of digging through family photo albums to find these gems. You can probably tell by my lovely, patterned trousers that these time capsule treasures are circa 1970’s. I am an only child and the daughter of a mother who documented almost every moment of my childhood. I am fortunate that she took […]
I met the lovely Becky last weekend at a charity dinner event and discovered that not only is she a fellow blogger, but she’s also a fan of Champagne. She is the author of BubblyBEE.com. This is a fantastic blog about Champagne and what to enjoy with it. I hope you will visit her blog. Cheers!
In April 2013, my husband and I traveled to the Netherlands and Belgium at Springtime. While in the Netherlands, we visited Keukenhof Garden. For those who may not be familiar, Keukenhof Garden is the world’s largest flower garden following Dubai Miracle Garden. It is located in Lisse, the Netherlands–southwest of Amsterdam. According to the official website for the Keukenhof Park, […]