Monthly Archives: March 2014

Swap and Barter without money (March 2014)

I am behind (really behind) in posting about the monthly swaps I have been going to. I’ll get the ball rolling and make up for the ones that I have missed posting about. I will start with the most recent … Continue reading

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Blooming Right Now: Rosemary (Rosemary officinales)

Rosemary (Rosemary officinales) grows really well here. It can handle the full summer sun, and is deer resistant! It is also drought tolerant and does well in many types of soil. Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal to read … Continue reading

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Had a little car trouble the other day

My husband drives a 2002 PT Cruiser and it has over 150,000 miles on it. Two years ago when he was driving to our hangar the car just stopped on the highway. He called the auto club only to find … Continue reading

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Creative Break: Quick Bookmarks

It seems that my list of bookmarks on my computer just keeps getting longer and longer, and I just keep adding to it. The bookmarked things ranges for herb websites to blogs of all sorts, recipes and crafty things I … Continue reading

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Ramping up for summer veggies (and making Tabouli)

I’m getting a bit ahead of myself, but the warmer days have me thinking about the Spring/Summer garden planting. We have already hit 90F here in South Texas. That is just too hot, WAY too soon for me. Last week … Continue reading

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Kivuli: a nice place to take a nap

I admit that Kivuli makes the rules around here and we just try to go with the flow. In his wilder, younger years, there was just no way to change most of his behavior. We just tried to minimize the … Continue reading

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Stop and Look at the Branches

Last October I finally stopped and took several photos of things growing on the branches of some of the trees in our yard. Lichen? Fungi? No idea, I only got as far as the taking the photos. Actually, I know … Continue reading

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