Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunday Photo: flower at Sudeley Castle

As we traveled around England I took many photos of gardens, but I was having huge problems with my camera and was unable to use the telephoto option to get shots of things further away. Oh well… I survived and … Continue reading

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England: Mill Gardens

Somewhere I had read about Mill Gardens, I just can’t remember where. As we were exploring Warwick Castle we went to visit the engine rooms and we looked out from the castle and there was this beautiful garden area right … Continue reading

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Making Cards

This past weekend I had a group of ladies at the house to make cards. A friend came over one day last week and we designed and put together mock-ups of the cards for display. Then I spent hours and … Continue reading

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SSFC: Grilled cheese w/jalanepo and sliced tomoates

Eight weeks into the Southern Food Challenge and I once again find peppers in my midst! Another day, another pepper. And that is a good thing. Keeping it simple around here. Grilled cheese was the answer. It happened to be … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: flower

This beautiful flower was growing on a berm that surrounds the 1940 Operations Room at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England. You can see all the flower buds just waiting to burst open with that brilliant yellow flower. Stunning … Continue reading

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REAL Local in England

Today I am posting over at Not Dabbling in Normal about finding (and not finding) local food throughout our trip to England. We just came back from a wonderful two weeks in England. While the rest of the contributors at … Continue reading

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England 2012 – Duxford and The Flying Legends air show

Our next stop in England was Duxford and the Flying Legends air show at the Imperial War Museum. We arrived in Duxford a few days before the air show. We wanted to have time to tour all the Imperial Air … Continue reading

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England – London continued

It was very hard to choose what to do for our last day in London. There is just so much and no way to cover it all in the short time we were there. On our last day we decided … Continue reading

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SSFC: Lunch at Liberty Bistro – #7

I belong to a local garden club and had made arrangements for a local Master Naturalist to talk to our group about the Master Naturalist program. We met at our county AgLIFE Extension office and had a great presentation. At … Continue reading

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England 2012 – London

We spend 2 1/2 days in London when we arrived in England.  We were really looking forward to some cooler temps and even the experience of rain (something we haven’t seen in South Texas for quite a while!) Our room … Continue reading

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