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February 4, 2016
The tarps are rolled back up after a recent snowfall. Living in a place where we experience all four seasons including what can be a sometimes very snowy winter, I have had to come up with some pretty ingenious ways to care for chickens during weeks on end of nasty weather.…

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September 4, 2015
I love making a fall wreath. I adore walking in the woods and collecting beautiful things from nature. Pine cones and acorns are no exception. I also love to decorate my home with natural elements through the fall and winter holidays. So, I combined my love of the woods and created this perfect gathered fall…

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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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January 14, 2015
I love picking up old frames at antique fairs. I just adored this one. I found it at the Vintage Bazaar and I loved that it was already painted this lovely blue. For a few dollars, it came home with me ready to be transformed into a living piece of art. Creating airplant wall art…

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December 19, 2014
Last year I shared with you all how to make a holiday chicken wreath. It was a huge hit! This year, HGTV Gardens asked if I would make a wreath in the shape of a horse. I got to work and created this beautiful holiday horse wreath. Once again, it started with chicken wire.Read moreDIY:…

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November 6, 2014
I love air plants. Next to succulents, I would have to say that they are another addiction. I tend to hoard them and tuck them in the most unexpected places around my home- small candle dishes, empty tin tea canisters, mason jars, upside down sea urchin shells, even hanging from my kitchen window. I think…

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