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Flowers – No Words, Just Relax and Enjoy


Flowers and Cows and Worms – Oh My!


My father-in-law has said that I make things more complicated than they need to be.

Well…

Sometimes I guess I do.

Like when it comes to our yard…

It takes me days to “decorate” our yard and my gardens every year.  It’s ever evolving in a manner of speaking…new junk = new garden decor.  Remember the old saying:  ‘Your garbage may be someone else’s treasure’?

Yes…my yard is living proof.  I have dilapidated bird houses, old pans, old faucets, a few faded decor items…you name it.  But they look lovely now!  I love repurposing things, giving them a new home, and showing them a little love…even though they’re old, faded and worn out (hmmmm…maybe I’m describing myself?). Read more

There is Beauty All Around Us…


I LOVE summertime – and all the gorgeous flowers that grow!

These are some of the latest beauties from my garden… Read more

“You’re so Cwabby?”


See this cute little hanging extender?

Well, I made it last week while Elena was here.

I love the little Hummingbird feeder, but it hung just way too high – we couldn’t see the little hummers feeding!

So off I went to find wire and my needle nose pliers.

Grab an end and twist…the other end and twist…

And Wha-laaaaaa!

It took all of 10 seconds.

I was so proud of myself!

I very loudly pronounced “I’M SO CRAFTY!”

Elena cocked her little head, looked at me and said “You’re so cwabby?”

I replied…”NO, NO, NOOOOOO”…”I’m so crafffffttttttyyyyy”.

She looked up at me again and said “Oh”.

And went off to play some more.

{sigh}

So much for my big proud moment…

It turned into a silly, giggle moment.

That’s ok, those are much more fun anyway!

I hope you have a good giggle today!

Patty O

ps…Now that I look at it in the picture, I really could make it so much better…I might have to get craftier (not cwabbier). 🙂

Flowers Soothe the Soul…


We’ve had some pretty weird weather here in northern Minnesota…

It seems as though my flowers are as confused as we are.

Not that I’m complaining – you see it has somehow made my tulips so confused that they’ve been blooming for almost two weeks!

Just take a peek! Read more

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