Baby Watermelon

Guessing in the Garden

In our yard, some things grow in containers on the deck and a few others grow in big planters. A strawberry hanging basket provided us with delicious fruit to snack on, and after three years, a pretty good raspberry patch…
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Pennsylvania Blackberry

PlantSnap on Our Walk

Today is an overcast Thursday; warm, but not humid or hot, thankfully. It’s the perfect go-for-a-walk-day. Well, I actually have one child who believes that every day is a go-for-a-walk-day, which is untrue but we go regardless. So I sliced…
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Tree Fort Platform and Drill

Building A Tree Fort

We have one of those Cedar Summit playhouse sets in our backyard. The kids have loved it but a year or two years ago John started talking about an actual fort in a tree. I guess time just goes by…
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Hot milk cake with strawberries and whipped cream

Hot Milk Cake and Strawberries

The other day my daughter went picking at a berry farm with her friend and brought home some very ripe strawberries! They’re beautiful, red and so fragrant. One of the first things I think about when looking at a basket…
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Strawberries in a hanging basket

Strawberry Thief

This year our strawberry patch is simply a hanging basket. It hangs off the railing on the deck outside my bedroom. I have to admit I’m pleasantly surprised at the number of berries that have come off this plant so…
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He Is Kind Unto The Unthankful

Pondering Life in the Garden With the COVID-19, the world has become a different place. Some areas are harder hit than others with the virus, or with the lockdown restrictions. We live in Southern Ontario, Canada. Our area has had…
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Favourite Picture Books For All Ages

If you come over to my house for a visit, you will probably notice that we have books in almost every room of our home. Picture books, chapter books, board books, novels, biographies…I love books, good books that is. Yes,…
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But If Not…

So yesterday Isaac fell down the stairs, and then had a bad seizure. I’m so thankful for the children God gave me. Chloe (10) was a huge blessing in getting me the phone for 911, then gathering what I would…
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