Month: March 2007


I have been looking everywhere for a specific color of Cali Lily called Blaze. They are a unique combination of yellow, red, and orange. I had planted a few year last year but they didn’t survive the blistering hot summer. I have looked at all […]

Flower Patch

I am so proud of my little flower garden. The bulbs have been sprouting up and they are starting to flash bright color all over the garden. My favorite flowers are tulips. They are finally blooming after I planted them in January. The first one […]

Veggie Tales

I swear it’s only been a few days but my little vegetables are flourishing in their new homes. First there is the cucumber Meet Rocky one of the few surviving tomato plants. Last but not least is the herb basil

How Does Your Garden Grow?

This Saturday, Simon and I spent the day cleaning up the backyard and putting together our garden. The seedlings are all grown up and are ready to be put in pots and in the ground. First we had to a little prep work. We spent […]

Crafty Kid Shelving

I spotted these cute little children’s closets on Bloesem. They are modeled after the Amersterdam Canal houses and you can store your kid’s toys, books, etc. I need something like this to hide all of my office stuff and collection of happy meal toys. If […]

Woodland Table Tops

Apartment therapy had this cute collection of woodland table settings. The moss placemats would be so fun for kids toys.

Elephants of My Childhood

When I was little I loved the movie Dumbo. I watched that movie over and over again until I wore out the VHS tape. My love of Dumbo quickly extended to all things elephant. I had the biggest collection of elephant stuffed animals. When I […]

Free Trees

My work is holding a conference for social workers. The conference is centering on permanency and placement of foster youth. They are giving away pine tree seedlings as a symbol of an individual’s strength and resiliency. I have already sneakily acquired a few for the […]

Winning the Race

I just came home to find this guy about to bloom in my garden.

Irish Spring

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s day so don’t forget to wear something green or you may have the unfortunate experience of some stranger pinching you. I attempted to find some genuine Irish recipes but since I am not a fan of cabbage or lamb I chose […]