Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Most Important Part of a Trip

I know you shouldn’t have rules when you take a vacation, but let’s just say we have an understanding about one thing. We don’t eat at chain restaurants.  The exception to this is stopping at McDonald’s for a Diet Coke. … Continue reading

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Antebellum Homes of Natchez, Mississippi

In the early 1930’s, a small garden club in Natchez decided to open their gardens for tours.  Unfortunately, an unexpected late freeze ruined those plans and the ladies had to quickly make other arrangements.  They chose, instead, to open their antebellum homes for tours.  It was … Continue reading

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Natchez, Mississippi

We arrived in Natchez on a beautiful, warm Sunday afternoon. Our home for the next couple of days was  Monmouth Plantation. This gorgeous home was built in 1818 by postmaster and businessman John Hankinson of Natchez.  There is an extensive history of the plantation and … Continue reading

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My Spring Break Getaway

Spring Break in the Ozarks is iffy.  Technically, the calendar says it is spring.  In reality, we still have a few weeks of cool weather.  And, although it was in the 70’s and 80’s the week before break, this week was predicted to … Continue reading

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Sunday Thoughts

As I looked in my flower bed yesterday, I spied this clump of grass. I grabbed my shovel to remove this unsightly mess. I knelt down to remove it and saw something. Sticking out to the side was some Spider Lily foliage.  A beautiful, … Continue reading

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March Madness

For some people, March Madness means lots and lots of basketball.  For me, March Madness refers to lots and lots of garden chores. And as the temperatures begin to warm,  my mind races with everything  I want  to get done this month. I’ve been working feverishly in the greenhouse … Continue reading

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I made a Cake

With the weather being cold, I love spending time in the kitchen trying recipes. I’ve been waiting for such weather to try this one particular cake. The cake is called White Godiva Martini Cake and the recipe can be found at www.justapinch.com The recipe … Continue reading

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