Category Archives: Fall

Gardening: What IS the Gardener’s Reward?

My Dad was a vegetable gardener. My Mom was an herb gardener. And Me? I am a little-bit-of-everything gardener. Relatives on both sides of my family were (and are) farmers, so you could say that in my urban-suburban yard that I … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse: To Heat or Not To Heat. That’s Always the Question

A few years ago I convinced my husband Mike to buy and assemble a 6’x8′ greenhouse … I presented him with a couple of super logical reasons why the idea was a good one: (1) I would save money by overwintering the kind-of-expensive summer tender tropical … Continue reading

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Fall Manicure: OPI and InStyle Deliver!

My nails reflect my mood. Bright and cheery? I’m happy! Black? Don’t mess with me! Whatever my mood I can reflect it in my nails. That’s why I’m loving the September 2013 issue of InStyle magazine‘s spread on fun and … Continue reading

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Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

Do you change decorations in your home to match the seasons? I do. I used to go all out and over the top, decorating practically every flat surface in our home for each season; then I got old and tired … Continue reading

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