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Remembrance: For ALL Who Protect Us

Remembrance: In Times of Conflict Since the Second World War. Remembering and Praying for Police and Medical Staff too! Remember Them: Today, Tomorrow, Forever!

Remembrance

Remembrance

How to Save for a Vaca; Is Winter Over Yet?

I'm Ready for Spring

I’m Ready for Spring

What happened to January and February? I do know that one thing leads to another, so maybe it is better to never start projects! Have you noticed all the hype to clean out this and clean out that? Well I did and January seemed like a good time to dig in and organize. So I started in my cupboards, taking out everything and labeling and dating everything that went in new. I discovered I had a salt container dated 1989! It looked brand new! Does salt go bad? Well out it went anyway. There were 4 opened bottles of olive oil. How old were they? Which one had I used last?  Out they went. I had bags of assorted opened flours. How old were they? They all went.  Now to re-stock. I did not realize how many different salts are now available. Dozens and dozens of salt. I went with the smallest container of free flowing salt and big flake sea salt. One bottle of Italian olive oil is now dated and ready for use. All flour is labeled and placed together on the shelf. I thought I was done cleaning, sorting, and labeling.

Then I got an email asking about one of my ancestors. When I looked up the name in my genealogy files I noticed there were lots of new “leaves” on the site. So I jumped in to update the files with pictures, stories, and obituaries. I added well over 1000 names and many, many documents. Well that’s done for awhile. It is a fun and never ending project.

Then I decided to accept a challenge to clean out  my freezers and use up the food there; clean out the freezer and re-stock when food was on sale. This is when I hit pay day.  I went a month just using up food in my freezer. I had meat, vegetables, stocks, desserts, bread! More flour!   At least it was labeled! So I put aside the grocery money and I now have enough for a small  getaway vacation! Whala!  So winter is almost over for us. My cupboards, files, and freezer are spic and span. And I’m ready for spring! Let’s go to Brugges, Belgium and Amsterdam and see the tulips! Won’t you follow me into SPRING? Enjoy!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle Two, Instead of Twinkletoes

Every child at the Montmartre Christmas Market wanted little pieces of pottery from this man! Even me! Priceless!

The Pottery Man, Montmarte, Paris Christmas Market

The Pottery Man, Montmartre, Paris Christmas Market

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Twinkle in Paris. Could it be any better than this? Enjoy the Weekly Photo Challenge!

Twinkle, Twinkle, Paris at Christmas

Twinkle, Twinkle, Paris at Christmas

Photography 101: Day 3, Water

This picture was taken in Bruges, Belgium. I love this photo of water.  The scene reflects serenity, calm, peace, stillness, a simple life. Enjoy!

The Sea in Brugges, Belgium

Out to Sea in Bruges, Belgium

Photography 101: Day 2, Street

Two weeks ago I was in my favorite city, Quebec City, Canada! I love this shot in Bas-Ville and the view of the street that is now closed off to vehicular traffic. Notice the cruise ship in the background? Enjoy!

Photography 101: Street

Photography 101: Street Quebec City, Canada

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sign

I’m Back! We had the most wonderful time in Quebec City! More posts to come about Thanksgiving weekend in my favorite place! Won’t you join me? I’m ready for fall!

A Furrier Sign in Quebec City, Canada

A Furrier Sign in Quebec City, Canada

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

During the sumer months my favorite room is the back porch! I love writing here! Enjoy!

My Office

My  Summer Office is the Back Porch!

The Shrub Queen

Garden Thoughts from Florida's Treasure Coast

sandmoos

stuffs and mo' other stuffs

crabandfish garden

This WordPress.com site highlights our mountain garden and the seasons, seaside reflections and some travel musings.

Dees Platter

Savour and Eat!!!

OUR CROSSINGS

the beauty of a life of travel

Laidback Gardener

Welcome to Larry Hodgson’s world

Gardening on the Rocks

Landscaping among the boulders, bugs and bears in Buncombe County.

thehomeplaceweb

Drop in and stay awhile

Dining with Donald

Donald on dining in and out

A Suffolk Lane

A diary of my life in rural north Suffolk.

Home Grown and Homemade

Growing our own and then eating it

2 Black Hens

My garden through the seasons

Retirement Reflections

What I Wish I Knew Before I Retired

sallysgardenblog.wordpress.com/

Sallys Garden. My thoughts as I garden, design and travel.

My Own Little Allotment

My own little allotment of land (in whatever form it takes, whatever I do with it, or dream of doing) serves as a springboard for creativity and happiness.

thedevelopingplot

Our flowers and plants are healthy, local and friendly to the environment as well as being beautiful.

The Renaissance Gardener

Making a garden in south-west France ... and much more ...

Gardens. Travel. Life.

Spend time twixt London, Somerset and Andalucia - Garden food wine love & a bit of theatre. Also like a holiday or two....ooh & happily retired. Instagram: Pitcombe123

Mostly Not New

Exploring alternatives to constantly buying new crap

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