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Insects (not true bugs!) πŸπŸ¦‹

​​Thanks to Frank for hosting Tuesday Photo Challenge! This week’s challenge: Bugs! ​I’ve not had my phone with me while pruning in my garden and seen true bugs β€” though I have plenty of images of the butterflies and bees buzzing in my garden πŸ™‚ True Bugs are in the Hemiptera Order and includes cicada,… Continue reading Insects (not true bugs!) πŸπŸ¦‹

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 28

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 28

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Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the… Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 25

Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin….… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 25

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Strawberry Bourbon Smash

Summer StrawberriesπŸ“ So delicious, so many, I couldn’t resist trying my hand at a summer drink after seeing a favorite Eastside Seattle eatery, Deru Market, post their version of this luscious drink – Challenge Accepted!   I trolled recipes and, since I love basil, I opted to also add this. Mmmmmmm… 🌿     So… Continue reading Strawberry Bourbon Smash

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June Update: Recycled Reads

June 2017, Recycled Reads Tracking Book Tracker – I’ve not done a great job keeping it updated {weekend goal?} but love creating the intention of a book goal list for the year, but turns out there are always more I want to read!!! Recycled Reads 2017 Recycled Reads 2017 – I’m on track to finish… Continue reading June Update: Recycled Reads

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Bullet Journaling, June 2017

I’ve been changing up my weekly Bullet Journal spreads and while I love the grey, ghosting is atrocious and doesn’t offer the crisp authority black lines do. Maybe I’m just partial to black line because black is my favorite color? While I like the simplicity of the week heading across the top, I also miss… Continue reading Bullet Journaling, June 2017