Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mixed Emotions

As of today, there are 50 days until spring.  This makes me happy. As of today, there are 50 days until my 50th birthday.  This makes me____. Sad?  Not really.  Glad?  Not really.  If you say old, I will cry.  If … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop/ Garden Shed Update

I could not wait to get back from meetings last week to check on the progress of my chicken coop/garden shed. As I’ve said before, the guy building it only works a few hours a day on it so progress … Continue reading

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A Work in Progress

A few weeks ago, I decided to have a garden shed/chicken coop built. I’ve always wanted a few chickens And some extra space for miscellaneous garden stuff I’m really excited about the roof, though The lower roof will be a … Continue reading

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How much mulch is too much mulch?

Does this bother anyone else but me? Mulch volcanos. They’re everywhere. Are they really necessary? This much? Don’t get me wrong.   I am a big fan of mulch. To me, a flower bed without mulch is like uncombed hair or … Continue reading

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Our Visitors This Weekend

We had some interesting visitors this weekend. Our neighbor’s pet deer, Rambo, was at my door bright and early. A very fat squirrel came by to eat some corn. and a pileated woodpecker came to check out the bird feeders. … Continue reading

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Garden it Forward–Seed Giveaway #1

We are all familiar with the phrase “pay it forward”. Fellow blogger Carol from May Dream Gardens has deemed this a year to “garden it forward” and has encouraged all gardeners to share plants, seeds and knowledge to anyone interested. As … Continue reading

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Cooking for the Birds

I  just hate it when I have the urge to cook and the cupboards are bare.  I had no eggs, no sugar, and very little flour which pretty much limited my cooking extravaganza. New Years day started out dreary and cold, rain beginning … Continue reading

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A New Year Begins

2013 has arrived cold and wet in Arkansas. Last night, we celebrated with a bottle and our sweet, little 3 week old grandson. A good time was had by all.  🙂 Being a grandma is THE BEST! ♥♥♥ A new … Continue reading

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