Tag Archives: New Blogger

DIY and Grandkids

What a fun combination – a DIY project and two grandkids. This spring we bought a table for $3 at the local Habitat for Humanity Restore that was perfect to put near our chicken coop. It was a nice solid metal table but … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 07/11/12

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Summer and Bicycles

During summers at my grandparents’ Brookside Farm, I had a blue bike I named Betsy. This was the only bike of my youth because during the school year I lived in the city where because of traffic, and no one … Continue reading

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Berries, Berries, Berries

My pulse is quickening, it is berry season here in New England. Strawberries are available for picking. This year we didn’t get any from our garden because the chipmunks ate them all. Last week my son-in-law went picking and shared … Continue reading

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Pocket Garden Tour

The 23rd Annual Pocket Garden Tour featuring Portsmouth’s Historic South End gardens was on Friday, June 22 from 5-8 pm, and Saturday, June 23rd 9 am – 3 pm. The Pocket Garden Tour started as a way to maintain the pocket garden at … Continue reading

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Green Camping

At home, we recycle. We recycle everything – paper, cardboard, plastic bags, glass, metal, plastic – and are proud of it. When we started camping, it pained me to haul everything to the trash. So, I started carrying a variety … Continue reading

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Camping – Hampton Beach, NH State Park

We’re back from our week of camping with the grandkids at Hampton Beach, and the Coleman Travel Trailer CT260BH is clean, empty, parked, and awaiting our next trip. The first day of camping, my husband and I were there without … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day 2012 to my husband and son-in-law! On this day set aside to remember special men in our lives, I’d like to acknowledge wonderful memories of my grandfather and my grandchildren’s great-grandfather. My grandfather’s memory is a constant … Continue reading

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Grilled Grandma

Yesterday, I was honored to be featured on Grandma’s Briefs WordPress Blog as the Grilled Grandma of the week. A Grilled Grandma is a grandma who has answered a set of grandma-related questions which are shared with readers of Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 6/13/12

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