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April 16, 2014
Even though we had a bit of snow last night, I have been very busy puttering around the yard with spring clean up and getting ready for the photo shoot with the book. My favorite spring flowers are pansies. They are so lovely, especially the ruffled variety in this pansy sphere on my front steps.…

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August 7, 2013
The Carolina Wrens were back this year to make their nest in the window box outside the kitchen window. As a surprise another couple, maybe one of last year’s babies, selected a very strange place to build a new nest. This nest was built in the window underneath the air conditioning unit in our master…

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July 10, 2013
  We love companion gardening.  We also love using natural techniques to keep harmful insects and pests at bay.  This year, we planted extra dill through out the vegetable garden knowing that it can help ward off pests and attract beneficial insects. You can imagine my surprise weeks ago when I discovered these little crawling…

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July 3, 2013
It has been a whirlwind of a week! I’ve been away for a little bit, but I am so excited to catch up with you all during this week’s hop. One of my favorite stops on our visit was the Piedmont Triad Farmer’s Market in North Carolina.  It was fabulous! We tasted and bought so…

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June 10, 2013
This past weekend, I decided to make the trip to Rhinebeck, New York for the Country Living Fair.  As my in-laws live three hours away from my home on Cape Cod, this was the perfect place to make for a home base with the family.  Rhinebeck is only about an hour and a half drive…

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September 26, 2012
Here at Tilly’s Nest this week we have been graced by the annual visit of Monarch butterflies on their way to Mexico for the winter. Every year around this time, they flit from blossom to blossom.  Sometimes, I mistake them for the falling leaves at first, and then I notice that they are infatuated with…

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