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G is for Grow

G is for Grow

Our “G is for Grow” projects! We focused on seeds and how plants grow, made a “growing” alphabet page, drew and painted a mixed media art piece showing a seed turn into a flower, created beautiful paper flowers using Roylco flower forms, and planted fruit seeds. Check out the full project details here. PS: Don’t … Continue reading

Still blooming

Still blooming

Our backyard still has lovely plants in bloom! I guess the unseasonably warm weather we have been having is the culprit. The squirrels continue to take things out of the garden… And leave us stuff… We also planted a succulent my dad gave me weeks ago that I had been meaning to plant outside and … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Accessories

Fairy Garden Accessories

Just a quick post to show you a few of the goodies I am going to be putting in the fairy garden. First, a little shovel, rake, and metal gate: I bought them here, on a family excursion last weekend: Plus, G and I went to my parents’ house this week and I found some … Continue reading

A Beautiful Wednesday

A Beautiful Wednesday

So although the day started with way too little sleep, it has turned out marvelously! I began by making the world’s most amazing banana bread, here in referred to as the Fantabulous Holly’s Super Amazing Banana Bread. So what if it is technically Betty Crocker’s recipe? I got the recipe from the Fantabulous Holly yesterday … Continue reading

Summer Dreaming

Summer Dreaming

Aaah, June 1st. Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and it feels like summer is unofficially here. Which means it is time to start planning summer food, summer activities, and summer fun! First up, I signed up for the Happy Family Movement’s “Summer Bucket List” project. I found out about the Happy Family Movement … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Update

Fairy Garden Update

I finally got the lamb’s ear planted… The plants are growing and starting to fill in areas… and they are growing taller… And not in the garden, but we are hopeful some of those bare spots in the lawn will turn into grass, now that we put down topsoil and grass seed… (Yeah, not as … Continue reading

Fairy Garden update!

Fairy Garden update!

Our fairy garden is really coming along! Plants are thriving and looking beautiful and we’re adding little additions here and there. Sadly, the squirrels are also having fun with the garden and have eaten the Sweet Woodruff we planted, ripped up various plants from the ground, plus continually unsettle the houses and sparkly stones we … Continue reading

Mystery of the unidentified plant… solved!

Mystery of the unidentified plant… solved!

We had what we were calling a mystery plant growing in our yard. There are three separate plants of this mysterious flower that have blossomed in our yard, and each one has latched itself onto one of our hosta plants. Here is the plant: But after posting these photos on Facebook, a friend identified the … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Garden Goodies

Mother’s Day Garden Goodies

For Mother’s Day, I received lovely new goodies for my garden! The middl’n gave me three really lovely solar lights. They have a mosaic look around them and are so pretty. What a great surprise! Plus he even helped me put them in the garden. The wee one gave me a cute card with a … Continue reading