Photo Friday – Tulips

February 13, 2015
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I picked up a small bunch of tulips this week and that little $3 bundle provided lots of photographic inspiration. Here’s a sampling of what I’ve been playing around with. Like this:Like Loading…

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February 12, 2015
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This piece was originally published in the 2014 edition of True Words from Real Women, the annual anthology of life writing by the women of the Story Circle Network. It is early morning and the three of us sit side by side: mother, daughter, and granddaughter. We are perched on the edge of my daughter’s new-to-her sofa, […]

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Introduction to Essential Oils and a Giveaway

February 9, 2015

Disclosure: I received a sample of this product for review purposes. The opinions are mine based on my experience with the product. I received no financial compensation for this review. This post contains affiliate links. In December I was contacted by Heather Gibson of My Health Empowered asking if I would be interested in trying doTERRA […]

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Be Still – Fifty Two: Waiting for Spring

February 7, 2015
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It’s a quiet Saturday afternoon. Gerry is out hiking and I’m settled in my woman cave listening to the smooth sounds of Mary Chapin Carpenter and working on my photography assignment. Gerry brought home daffodils this week. They’re the perfect subject to work with on this February day when I’m pining for spring. I hope […]

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Weekend Reading – February 6

February 6, 2015
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Gerry brought home daffodils this week. Can spring be far behind? In some ways it’s hard to believe it’s already February. Groundhog Day has come and gone and the groundhogs have not agreed on whether we’re in for an early spring or six more weeks of winter. Canada’s “official’ weather prognosticator, Wiarton Willie, did not see […]

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Winter Sowing

February 2, 2015
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“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” ~ Audrey Hepburn It seems that as soon as the calendar turned to 2015 my mind turned toward gardening. With the holidays behind us, I began looking at photographs of last year’s garden, browsing online seed catalogs making plans for this year’s garden. With every meal I […]

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