At Summer’s End

Summer is coming to a close here in Oklahoma for all intents and purposes, as school begins on Monday. However, this odd summer will be followed by an even odder autumn, as both my children are going to be doing virtual learning here at home. I’m having to give up my love of planning things […]

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The Peak of Summer

Hello there, friends, How are you? Here it is very, very hot— we are at the peak of summer! I can’t believe we’ve already come to the end of July, and the month of August coming this weekend. Here in Oklahoma, it is peach season, and I’m in the midst of harvesting from our own […]

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Summer Garden & Autumn Plans

Hi friends— here we are, the last day of June. Summer has definitely set in here in Oklahoma, with temperatures in the 90s and supposed to reach triple digits tomorrow. I can’t say that I’m excited about this, but we are harvesting cucumbers and zuccini in the garden and I’m using this time to work […]

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NEW: Garden Journal

I friends— How are you this Friday afternoon? I hope you’re doing well. I have something fun to share with you, a project that I am so happy to see come to fruition– my own Garden Journal! I’ve had the idea for this garden journal for a while, but it took a bit of forced-to-stay-home-in-a-pandemic […]

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Creating an English Cottage Garden– In The American Prairie

I have always loved the look of a cottage garden. Big and blowsy, full of blooms and a haven for bees and butterflies. They are the type of garden seen outside a little crumbly English cottage, hollyhocks bobbing against an old stone wall, and roses growing a over little wooden door. About three years ago, […]

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