Tag Archives: Fairy Houses

She’s back

Winter that is. The final count on Friday was 10″ of heavy wet but beautiful snow. It clung to the trees and bushes and looked like a Hallmark Christmas card. Once we had everything shoveled out, it was amazing to … Continue reading

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Fairy Houses on Tour

The 10th annual Fairy House Tour in Portsmouth, NH, was held this past weekend with over 200 hand-crafted fairy houses on tour at Strawbery Banke, Prescott Park, Peirce Island, and the Governor John Langdon House. Over 5,000 children and their parents attended … Continue reading

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Terrarium

There are gorgeous terrariums on Pinterest, and I’ve been wanting to try one for the porch for quite a while now. After some research it appeared I needed a container, rocks on the bottom for drainage, a charcoal layer, and potting soil approximately four … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

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Fairy House Tour 2012

This weekend we went to the 8th Annual Fairy House Tour in Portsmouth, NH, held on the beautiful grounds of Strawbery Banke, Prescott Park and the Governor John Langdon House. Proceeds from the tour are donated to area nonprofit organizations, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Everyday life yesterday meant checking in our fairy houses at Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH,  for the 2012 Fairy House Tour. My six-year old grandson made his first (and possibly last according to him) fairy house. It was a Native American Teepee … Continue reading

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Fairy House Tour

September 15 & 16 Saturday – 9am till 1pm Sunday – 11am till 3pm . Fairy houses are a small delight that can be created in your garden or made and exhibited on a local tour. Portsmouth, NH, sponsors an … Continue reading

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