Category Archives: motivation

Is your Garden awake?

In my part of the country, the last frost date has past and I am anxiously waiting to get my seedlings and seeds into the ground.  Rain continues to come at regular intervals so the ground is too wet to … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stop Touching my Alpaca Fiber hats and ear warmers!

I have raised alpacas for 3 going on 4 years now.  Different than any other farm animal I have experienced, and wonderful in their own distinct fashion.  I had the raw fiber processed into yarn for the first time this … Continue reading

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Wreath Idea for any season

I’ve always thought wreaths were a great door accessory and over the years I have made quite a few.  This wreath caught my eye because I love the combination of rosemary and olive leaves with bittersweet.  My Mom loved bittersweet … Continue reading

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Orchids; Easier than you think!

I love this orchid!  I have treasured her for nearly 40 years through all my life passages.  When my Aunt Ginny passed away while I was still a teen, I was given this plant which she and her son David … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce is Easier than you Think!!

What can you do with these?  Roma tomatoes are great to eat fresh like apples, slice onto sandwiches, toss into salads, saute with garlic and olive oil and maybe a few other veggies, or prepare and preserve to use throughout … Continue reading

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Fantastic Blueberry/Raspberry Jam Made Easy

Jam is easy to make, and oh so ever rewarding.  Jam has many uses  in the kitchen and brings culinary Shangrilah during winter months when produce is out of season.  I hear frequently from people they are afraid to try, … Continue reading

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Spring Means Cleaning, the Natural Way!

Every spring I get the urge to clean, clean, clean!  Winter in Indiana means spending too much time indoors, tracking in mud, snow, dirt, and dealing with dust from the furnace running all the time.  As soon as there is … Continue reading

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