Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift

  Ok, this year I did not wait until the last minute to buy my mother a gift, but don’t even ask about last year. It happens! Never fear, this is a personalized gift you can quickly put together. With…

Spring Baking — Rhubarb Rolls

Need an easy and tasty recipe for Sunday brunch? Here’s one you should give a try.  I had some left over rhubarb from my last foray into the kitchen and made these sweet rolls to take to work.  Not surprising,…

Spring Birthday–Tinkerbell cake

Tinkerbell enjoys spring–she comes out to grace a birthday cake for a precious little girl who turned 5 last week. I made a simple version of a cute Tinkerbell cake from a picture I found on southernbluecelebrations.blogspot.com. I have a…

Spring Decorating

It’s time for a new look! I have a few places in my house that I like to change for the season or holiday. One of these places is my “vignette under glass”–a 14-inch bell jar which I have placed…

Spring Garden — Putting in the Garden

I love fresh fruits and vegetables so putting in a garden every spring and nurturing my plants through the hot, hot summers is a not a chore I put up with, but a real pleasure.  Since I am a renter,…

Spring Kitchen — Rhubarb Cake

Growing up on the prairie meant windy, frigid winters.  But when the snow finally melted, the rhubarb wasn’t far behind.  Unfortunately for my spring cravings, I now live in the mid-Atlantic region where rhubarb just will not grow!  Every spring,…

New Beginnings

It seems trite and a bit overdone but spring really is a time for new beginnings.  For renewal.  For growth.  So it seems like the perfect time for us to start this blog.  We’ve talked about it for awhile, but…

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