Category Archives: Country Living

Rite of Spring

One of our traditions that has become a rite of spring is to make Violet Tea. We celebrate the beginning of the growing season with a tea party. My young neighbors and I look forward to this every year; it’s such … Continue reading

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March Snow

Eight inches (20 cm) total fell from yesterday’s snowstorm. We feel fortunate as many received much more – two feet just a short drive away. And thankfully, the wind wasn’t as bad as they forecasted. Why do I listen to … Continue reading

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Snow Day

When I was a kid, nothing thrilled us more than the words, ‘Snow Day.’ To my recollection, there weren’t that many, as it had to be a big storm to cancel school, not like today when even a couple inches … Continue reading

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Welcome Yule!

Solstice Greetings to all!

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Wreath Making

In December, decorating your home for the holidays is a fun tradition. Swags, garlands and wreaths can be purchased, but making your own is easy, creating a one-of-a-kind look. To make a wreath, you’ll need a wire, grapevine or straw … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Exposed

via Daily Prompt: Exposed In response to today’s WP prompt, I thought this the perfect shot. A rare, surprise EF-1 tornado ripped through sections of our town in late February, leaving many forested areas suddenly exposed. Nature’s clear cutting, complete … Continue reading

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