Tag Archives: simple pleasure

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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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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What’s New at Quarteramish

In November I accepted the position as 4-H Youth Development Educator in Dearborn County Indiana.  4-H is a program offered through Purdue University’s Extension Service.  It’s great to join the Purdue family as an educator, especially since Purdue is one … Continue reading

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Yummy Make Ahead Italian Meatball Recipe

Meatballs are not one of my favorite things to make, so when I do,  I make plenty to freeze for later use.   I always mix the meat and ingredients with my hands.  I don’t like the texture or the coldness … Continue reading

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DIY Conditioning Hair Rinse

I experimented making my own bath and beauty products as a teenager and never seemed to tired of it.  Recently  I started using cider vinegar as a hair rinse and love the simplicity.  It makes my hair soft, manageable and … Continue reading

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Reliable Home-made Yogurt!

  I own two Salton yogurt makers:  a 5 cup and a 5 pint.  I have tried more recipes than I care to admit with little or no success.  Inevitably every recipe came out too runny for my palate.  I … Continue reading

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In All It’s Glory!

The drought has been challenging this year but one should always look for the positive.  We hardly mowed the yard at all this year!  We also have found several chimeras in the zinnia patch.  What is a chimera?  A chimera … Continue reading

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