Category Archives: Food & Home

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

In 1966, Simon and Garfunkel published an album titled Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme. Every spring, when I work on my herb garden this song goes through my head. (Listen to it here). It’s a beautiful song that was a traditional … Continue reading

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Bedroom #2 Makeover at the Quirky Old Home

I finally finished the last room I had left to paint and decorate upstairs in our quirky old home. This room belongs to my daughter who spent a semester studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I wanted to do something … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Thanksgiving Recipes and the Almost Empty Nest

As our nest gets emptier, our holidays continue to evolve. For the past several years, our daughter who lives in California has come to visit on Thanksgiving and our daughter and son-in-law who live in Arizona come at Christmas. Our … Continue reading

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DIY – Curtain From A Linen Tablecloth & Bathroom Remodel

My sister moved back to our home town about a year ago after her husband passed away from battling cancer for 2 years. She bought a new, old home about three blocks away from us. Now we not only get to … Continue reading

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DIY – New Lampshade Covers

I’ve been working on several DIY projects this summer. They have been for my sister who moved three blocks from me late last year. We both now live in the historic district of a small city, and we love it! … Continue reading

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DIY – Shirt Pillows

In 2008, our oldest daughter got married in Hawaii. We weren’t able to attend, but we had a Hawaiian themed reception for them when they returned home. All of us wore authentic Hawaiian shirts to the reception. They have hung … Continue reading

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Herb Garden at the Quirky Old Home

A little more than a year ago we downsized into a much older home in the historic district of a small city. We now have a much smaller yard with a fenced in back yard. This is our first home … Continue reading

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