Monthly Archives: February 2010

Alchemy Redefined at Sustainable Living Fair This Weekend

Come out and support all things eco, green and sustainable. Bring your list of environmental buzz words and do a scavenger hunt to see how many you can cover. All of them? Maybe. Bring some cash so that you can … Continue reading

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Polish Pride

I thought it was going to be a Polack joke when I got an email with this header from my husband, but no, it was (finally!) the flier for polished concrete floors. We are going to take out the carpet … Continue reading

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Our biggest, oldest, coolest barn cat.

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Hitting the Road

We’re looking for a camper trailer, preferably a 5th wheel but a tag along is fine, too. Not expensive but clean and well cared for. It seems likely that two or three of the kids and I will be hitting … Continue reading

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Where the Heart Is…

Martina is WAY into Valentine’s Day, so we’ve been making hearts. I have to admit they look sweet hanging in our kitchen window.

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I broke this little cluster off one of our boxwoods. These little bush-sicles were one of the coolest side effects of the winter storm, in my opinion. Martina used it to decorate her snow fairy house.

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We don’t have icicles very often and thought these were impressive.

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