Damn Squirrels!

Squirrels are SO cute. Just LOOK at them! They have shiny bright eyes, cute little ears, pretty fluffy tails, cute paws that hold seeds so carefully. . .so adorable. THEY.ARE.RODENTS! Have you noticed that they have very good PR reps in media? They are always shown in such a sweet light unlike their relatives theContinue reading “Damn Squirrels!”

Spring is for gardens

I love springtime. Everything is coming to life, the trees are full of soft green buds, birds are chirping, the weather is slowly getting warmer -Spring truly is the best time of year. And it also means it’s time to plant my garden. Yay! I love sticking little baby plants or seeds in the ground,Continue reading “Spring is for gardens”

Landscaping Part IV

Alright, alright cool cats and kittens. . .I’m a little delirious from the yardwork which is pathetic since most of the hard labor was done by the youngins. Have I said I’m too old for this shit yet? LOL Here are some photos from today’s work. My friend comes tomorrow to help me edge. THENContinue reading “Landscaping Part IV”

Landscaping Part III

Stones were delivered today! I bought Tennessee river rock small pebbles, a variety of bigger river rocks/stones and gorgeous natural edging stones in complementing colors from Soil Toppers in Fuquay Varina, NC. I rounded up some young kids to help me haul the rocks so I do not injure myself. My 4 helpers aged 11,Continue reading “Landscaping Part III”

Landscaping Part II

Happy Friday everyone! I spend three hours in perfect weather outside yesterday prepping my planted areas for the arrival of pea gravel and river stones. They should be here Monday morning. I thought I would share my project with you. My good friend Aga who is a phenomenal amateur landscaper was kind enough to helpContinue reading “Landscaping Part II”

My Steamer Juicer

Probably 25 years ago, my mother mentioned to her boss that she liked raspberries. Her boss brought her 6 sticks, and told her to stick them in the ground, which she did. The raspberries grew like nuts, and spread along the back of our house, and then the side, and tried to creep around toContinue reading “My Steamer Juicer”