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I Caught the Winter Sunset in Michigan

It’s been a while since I chased a sunset. Living in the woods during the winter season doesn’t make for many colorful sunsets to enjoy.  Tonight I caught a beautiful scene just outside of Lansing Michigan on the way to the Great Lakes Trade Expo. Leaving Ohio through a mild wintery mix of snow and […]
Chelsea Flower Show UK 2014

Dreaming of 2 Tickets to Chelsea Flower Show

Someday …. but until then I’m going to enjoy the social shares coming from across the pond at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014.  If you are able to get to England for this event you could win 2 tickets visit this contest over at Sarah Williams delightful site : Bridgman .     About The Chelsea […]
Barnstalking in West Virgina

Spring Drive : Scenic Route to The South

Last weekend my husband and I took a road trip weekend down to the South.  Our destination : Charlotte , North Carolina. And although I’m a true Midwest gal I love to visit the southern states.  I took advantage of  being the passenger by taking lots of photos and sharing them along the way on […]
Yellow Bloom Upclose

A Spring Visit To McGill Rose Garden

Before leaving for Charolette, North Carolina I Googled to see if there were any gardens that maybe open during my visit this weekend.  The beautiful website of McGill Rose Garden was the first on the search results.  After a beautiful drive down to the Carolinas’ I couldn’t wait to see what would be blooming. The […]
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Step Into The Story Book : Magical Christmas at Somerset Mall

A lifestyle blogging friend of mine did a post about how Thanksgiving is late this year so it is appropriate  in the blogging world that she share her Christmas tree she finished decorating this week.  With that in mind I don’t feel like guilty sharing a recent visit to one of my favorite places in […]

Chihuly Chillin’ in Toledo

Toledo Museum of Art Numerous Saturday mornings as a child I would spend at the Toledo Art Museum attending music and art classes.  It was a given I would go to College and spend time in the Fine Art’s Department of this Ohio landmark.  Today I had a wonderful time with my gardening pal Monica […]
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Park In Brazil : Houseplants, Cats and Mystery Bloom

Photo Collection from Park in Southern Brazil When we first arrived in Brazil last June after a direct flight from Detroit Metro Airport my husband and I were totally unglued and woozybut not wanting to just hang out at our hotel we decided to adventure out.  The primary language in Brazil is Portuguese so we […]
Bread and Butter Appetizer in Brazil

Do You Know Your Potato?

Unfortunately, the server didn’t speech English so I couldn’t get the recipe…. but I did find an amazing recipe! more….
The View At The Top of The Hill

Jump Into Ireland

Excited to end this St. Patrick’s weekend with you all by sharing a few of my photos from the Philadelphia International Flower and Garden Shows display by one of their official sponsors – Classic Ireland with a Twist : Jump Into Ireland.
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What is a Demesne?

While at the Philadelphia Flower and Garden Show this past month one of the highlights of my journey was a glimpse of Ireland. Trevor Edwards share with me some Irish landscape design lingo.
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Travel & Random Winners

Today was  travel day to the #NWFGS.  In the ‘tweet’ about I shared an image of how the northern folks clear the snow from the runway.   It was a relaxing flight with a bumpy landing into Seattle.  I think we were feeling the winds and clouds coming in from a storm that is expected to […]
Before and After Photos of the Raised Bed Potato Garden

Taytos Have Arrived

  I was so excited to pull this beauty from the ground with many more peeking out as I begin to harvest.   This was the first year I grew potatoes. A bin at one of my favorite Garden Centers filled with Irish Potatoes caught my eye and got me thinking seriously about growing my […]
Irish gifts at Milk Market

The Milk Market in Limerick

One of the highlights of my trip to Ireland last week was a visit with new friends to the Milk Market located in the city of Limerick. The Limerick Market Trustees have been operating since 1852. Apart from the Milk Market, which will be undergoing a major remodel until 2010 , the market on Bedford Row, off O’Connell Street, is open every Sunday afternoon.
St. Mary in Limerick Ireland

Tuesday Blooms From St. Mary

Today for Bloom Tuesday I am in Limerick, Ireland.  One of the things I’m loving about the sights in this green country is the splash of bright color on a very cadaverous canvas. This morning we had some free time to go in search of the city.I decided to head out toward this magnificent tower […]