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Wordless Wednesday

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Merry Christmas

Wherever you are, however you observe the day (or not), I wish you a very Merry Christmas filled with peace and joy! Joyeux Noël ~ Frohe Weihnachten ~ Feliz Navidad Nollaig Shona Dhuit ~ Buon Natale ~ Gledelig Jul ~ Maligayang Pasko Geseënde Kersfees … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Solstice Swag

Every year, I adorn the mailbox post out by the road with a swag made of balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), pine cones and winterberries (Ilex verticillata), and top it with a pretty bow in hopes that it helps … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Basket

The Christmas holiday theme continues this week with a hanging basket of balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), holly sprigs (Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Princess’) and winterberries (Ilex verticillata). I’ve added a snowflake-imprinted ribbon bow and a faux red cardinal to … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Upgrades

I decided to give my harvest wreath and dried flower bucket a Christmas holiday upgrade by adding balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) and winterberries (Ilex verticillata).  Here is the before photo: As you can see, the mermaid is … Continue reading

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Cedar Waxwing

A small flock of Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) visited my Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) today. A visual treat! Fruit-lovers, they favor this winter delicacy. Cornell’s All About Birds describes them so well: “…the Cedar Waxwing is a silky, shiny collection of brown, gray, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to all!

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