Tag Archive: springtime

Apr 20

Favorite Things: Laundry on the Line

I know it is kind of “old-fashioned” to hang my laundry outside on a sunny spring day, but after all I am a “Vintage Mama” and I’ve been hanging out laundry for a really long time. I do lots of things the “old-fashioned” way, like hand-washing our dishes (especially now that I have discovered that …

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May 09

Thursday Favorite Things: Spring Cleaning (Washing Windows)

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 It may seem strange to some people, but one of my MOST favorite things to do in the spring is to wash the windows. This morning the sun is shining and it is absolutely PERFECT outside our little lake house. Not too hot, not too cold, not windy or rainy . . . . just …

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Apr 29

Inspire Me Monday: My Next Project!

It’s funny, but it’s true . . . . whatever we are “good” at doing, seems like we just assume everyone else is “good” at it, too. At least that’s been my experience. And as I have often said, “I’m good at a few things, but the rest – I’m worthless!” So when I was …

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Apr 23

Springtime Inspiration for Tuesday: Window Boxes

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This is what my window boxes looked like in the house we lived in before we moved here to Indiana.  We had a blue Victorian two-story house with white trim, black shutters, and white window boxes. Every spring we would fill the boxes all around the house with red and white impatiens, a few trailing …

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Apr 10

Wordless Wednesday: Hopeful

Forking the veg patch

May 10

Thursday Favorite Things: My Neighborhood


Although we have only lived in this neighborhood for about four years, it has always felt like “home” to me. I know that is because I grew up in a neighborhood just like this (which is probably one of the reasons we like the area so well!), with a lake across the road and woods …

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Apr 06

Ruby for Women, April, 2012

Open publication – Free publishing – More christian life

Mar 15

Thursday Favorite Things: Washing Windows

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There is just something wonderful about opening all of the windows on a sunny spring day and getting out in the fresh air to wash the windows. I have always loved washing windows because there is such a sense of accomplishment when the task is finished. And to see those sparkling clean windows shining in …

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Mar 14

Wordless Wednesday: Crocus


Outside our front door . . . . . .   Please join us this week for Wordless Wednesday! Simply stop by Ramona’s blog, “Create with Joy,”  and leave a link to your Wordless Wednesday post. That’s it! Then you can visit some of the other participants in this week’s Wordless Wednesday. Hope to see you …

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