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Spring as we see it.

Outside, the scent of Jasmine lingers around our doorway, emanating from the vine that creeps up and around the ironwork just in front of our house.  The orchid by the steps now sports three flowers.  All of our hibiscus bushes are in bloom.  Otherworldly dragonflies glide through the air as the sun casts its light on their iridescent bodies and paper-thin… Continue reading Spring as we see it.

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Spring in our steps – how our garden grows – kale chips.

In celebration of the arrival of Spring, we enjoyed an energetic morning filled with sunny yellow play dough, flower seeking in the garden, and plenty of healthy snacks to fuel our play.  I do believe that specific days, such as full or new moons, solstices and equinoxes, often bring with them a tangible shift in… Continue reading Spring in our steps – how our garden grows – kale chips.

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Orchid heralds fair days ahead – handmade soaps a hand-washing delight – kitchen philosophy

Yesterday afternoon upon checking the mail I discovered a single purple flower on our orchid that we keep out front.  For the greater part of a year the plant appeared dormant, until last week when my mother noticed several buds.  We endured many rainstorms on Saint Patrick’s Day– I wonder if the misty air helped… Continue reading Orchid heralds fair days ahead – handmade soaps a hand-washing delight – kitchen philosophy