At the end of last week, Jeff, noted two painted turtles in the yard. I forget how we usually see turtles in June, coming in to lay their eggs. These gals had not been out of the water long before traveling through the yard. They still had live leeches on their shells. My girls love […]
I got to go to a Taste of Home cooking show this spring. I thought it was a lot of fun, my first show. Each attendee received a gift bag and it had a Westbend code for 50% off one item. Go to www.westbend.com, select your product, at check out, enter the following coupon code: […]
If anyone is interested, Taste of Home is having their $5 cookbook sale right now. Not only cookbooks, but their are a few children’s books and Birds and Blooms, plus others on this sale. I have a code for free shipping and handling. It is COOKS and expires 7/15/11. The website is http://www.shoptasteofhome.com.
The other day, I saw a Monarch butterfly, the first of the year. I tried to take the girls back out to see it on the wildflowers, but it wasn’t there when we returned. I thought I got some nice landscape shots from the evening. Pond on edge of yard Similar shot Facing our property […]
Well, summer seems to be officially upon us finally in Minnesota. It is currently 96.4 degrees on the thermometer as I write this. We did not put our garden in until last weekend. Here are some shots to share as we started working. New project this year. PVC used as vertical planters. We will see […]