Category Archives: Summer

When I think of Summer …

Summer has arrived.  School is out and the freedom of no schedules is here.  This is only one sign of summer,View full post »


I’ve had the awesome privilege of travelling into each province of Canada (except New Foundland, yet). MyView full post »

Hydrangea & Turkey Feathers

Ok…so I’m kinda on a roll right now with the turkey feathers.    The kids are all coming for supper todayView full post »

The Zinnia Bed

Zinnias are such bright, cheerful flowers. They are not a flower that I’ve grown in the past. I startedView full post »

Daisy Table Vignette

One of my favorite things about August is my yellow daisies!  I eagerly await their sunny blossoms, every year.View full post »

Little Village In the Country

Our vegetable garden is completely surrounded with the cutest little village.  I enjoy it so much!  There is aView full post »

Vegetable Garden 2014

 This is year #3 for a vegetable garden, and the garden is having a great year.  I spent some time this week pullingView full post »

Chive Blossom Vinegar

This time of year, most yards have a chive plant full of those bright mauve blossoms.  Do you? I do, and I’veView full post »

My Lilac Dilemma

My lilac bush is about 6 years old. Last year it was beautiful. Lots of gorgeous fragrant blooms. This year… TwoView full post »

Pansy Ring Vase

I love pansies! I love the sweet little faces that look up at you, and their bright cheerful colors. So did my sister-inView full post »

Shutters, Bumble Bees & 5 Tips

As in most parts of the country, we are having a warmer and dryer summer than usual.  The lawns are brown, and theView full post »

This Week In The Garden

We are on vacation this week and just came home from a few days in the country.  Since that is where our vegetableView full post »

I Bleed Red & White

I saw the title of this post on a “Canada Day” t-shirt this year.  I LOVE it!!  I love my country, and IView full post »

Garden Update

This past weekend was a long weekend for us.  With July 1st, our nations birthday, falling on Sunday we had Monday offView full post »

~Happy Canada Day~

Happy Canada Day  to all our Canadian friends  all over the world!   GOD BLESS CANADA!     PS.  Kathy will returnView full post »

‘In the Garden’ Tablescape

Since the vegetable garden is all in, and up, I have been concentrating on my annuals and perennials this week.  IView full post »

How Does Your Garden Grow?

One of my favorite things about the summer is getting up early on a Saturday morning and going to our city’sView full post »

Pears and a Quilt

Welcome to our back yard. This tablescape is an ode to the fading season of Summer. School resumed this week, and likeView full post »

Patio Picnic

I love the word picnic. It has such a carefree, relaxed, happy connotation. I associate picnics with the “Walton&#View full post »

Chokecherry Jelly

While I walked around the field that surrounds our trailer this summer, I watched the choke cherries turn from thisView full post »

Clay Pot Wreath

In the Spring, I saw the cutest wreath on Shelley’s blog, Prairie Cottage Rose. She made it by wiring lots (and IView full post »

Poker Pots

I love campfires! What is it about a fire that enables you to sit there and stare at it for hours? Once it gets dark, IView full post »

Adirondack Time

Friday night will begin two weeks of vacation for our family. This is the time you wait for, all year long. You pray forView full post »