Monthly Archives: April 2013

SSFC: My first Spring harvest

Spring has come on semi-gradually this year. We go from 90F to 47F to 80-something to 50-something and then repeat it all. That is fine with me, delay the full-on summer as long as Mother Nature wants to. This post … Continue reading

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#@*! Fire Ants! (solenopsis invicta)

Every spring, for the past five years, I am amazed at the mounds of fire ants that develop in our yard and garden areas. Almost overnight (not really) it just suddenly seems like they are everywhere. I definitely have a … Continue reading

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A few little things on my counter ledge

There is a nice ledge that sits behind the kitchen sink. It is raised up about 6″ and it is a perfect place to display some of the family antiques and collectibles that I like. This little frog is from … Continue reading

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SSFC: venison sausage and the last of the kraut

The days keep on passing by and we continue to eat a lot of local food. We grilled some more venison sausage that we got from a friend. It was enough to make two dinners for both of us and … Continue reading

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My Lawnmover

My husband knows I am not feeling well when I ask him to mow the lawn. That means using “my” lawn mower and it is not too often that I let him use “my” lawnmower! ha That was March 24th, … Continue reading

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Free stuff: Pots

I can get all mixed up. Is it the “free” that excites me, or the actual thing that is free that excites me? You know, it is a little of both. I have gotten more picky about taking free stuff … Continue reading

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SSFC: New to me

Our theme this week was “new to me,” “way out there” or “off the wall.” My plan all along has been “new to me” in anticipation to a new-to-me vegetable that I grew this winter. Salsify! This isn’t a vegetable … Continue reading

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