Yesterday, I got up, made some coffee and took my usual morning stroll through my Minocqua garden. I must say that I was more than a little disappointed that I didn't see much color in the garden. Some of my trees have gotten really large and I'm just not getting much sun. Nevertheless, there were … Continue reading Unexpected Beauty!
I'm still having a hard time wrapping my head around this whole mask making thing...what started with making a few masks for a nurse friend has exploded into a full-on mask making operation. Up until recently I was making them as fast as I could to keep up with the demand for the Blood Center, St. … Continue reading Face Masks
It was pretty dang chilly in these parts last week and after spending most of January in Florida moving my mom into assisted living, and with Kurt being off on a golfing adventure with my son and his brothers, I was starting to go a little stir crazy. So I took to social media looking … Continue reading February Field Trip
We woke up to a little snow yesterday. Not much...just enough to cover the leaves which are just past peak. By the end of the day it was gone but it was clear that Autumn was giving me the two minute warning. The deer have already done a number on quite a few plants...mostly Hosta, … Continue reading Two Minute Warning
Ok, so that's a bit of a stretch. But those of you who grow herbs and veggies know what I'm talking about. It's that feeling of accomplishment when you harvest your crops and turn them into deliciousness that you can enjoy well into winter. And when you live in Wisconsin, a little taste of summer in … Continue reading Living off the Land
I started the Big Spring Cleanup here at the lake yesterday. The thought of it always overwhelms me but I really needed to hit the ground running...we have a wedding in August! There's no time to lollygag. The snow is finally gone...almost! There's one last pile at the end of the driveway and assorted smaller … Continue reading And we’re off…