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July 14, 2017
Summer nights make me think of crickets, warm breezes, sleeping with the window open, and of course catching fireflies. One of the things I look forward to come summertime, is spending time with my kids. They’re growing up so quickly. I share lots of memories from when I was a little girls with them and…

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June 30, 2017
I’m such a lover of frozen fruit. Have you ever tried freezing grapes, melon and bananas?  They are a fave around here and this past week, I wanted to create a delicious, healthier, summer treat for the kids. Instead of calorie-filled ice cream, these frozen chocolate banana pops were a breeze to make. When I…

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June 30, 2016
I love celebrating the 4th of July with my family on Cape Cod. I have fond memories as a little girl playing with sparklers. In fact, we looked forward to them each year. Unfortunately, fireworks, and yes-sadly sparklers, are illegal in the state of Massachusetts. This year I thought that it would be fun to…

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May 31, 2015
This spring, I thought that it would be fun to create a botanical-inspired, personalized pillow for a fresh pop of color and fun. These felted garden pillows were easy to make and started with a pre-made pillow from one of my favorite international box stores.Read moreDIY Felted Garden-Inspired Pillows

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May 12, 2015
Kokedama appeared hundreds of years ago in Japan. The art of kokedama is based on the age old tradition of bonsai. Kokedama or string gardens are often created when groups of these assorted plants are hung together to form a beautiful living arrangement.  These pot-less plants are wrapped in moss and watered by soaking.  They…

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July 16, 2014
 Today, I am sharing a lovely bouquet that my friend, C.L. Fornari, made during a recent garden party that I attended at her home. It’s simple-elegant and country garden all at the same time. It’s important as bloggers that sometimes we take breaks. It’s good now and then to sit back and enjoy those and…

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July 7, 2014
Living by the sea, we are spoiled with delicious seafood year round, clam bakes, and the ability to go clamming and crabbing around town. It’s no wonder we always have a plethora of empty shells I like to hoard for rainy day projects. Today while my son was at summer camp, my daughter and I…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.