Blending it Up


The Summer of No Tomatoes

Have you ever experienced one of those times when something that’s really small, not a big deal at all in the overall scheme of life,

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Hidden Beauty Exposed

There are times when winter can really be depressing. Days on end of cloudy, gray skies. Darkness when you wake up in the morning and

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Finding the Sweet Spot

In my many years editing for Carolina Gardener and reading various gardening publications, I became very familiar with the extension agents’ favorite saying: “Right Plant,

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What I Like about Camp

In these days of cell phones and texting, it’s hard for many parents to imagine a week without talking with their children. And while I

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New Beginnings

Among all of the things that have inspired me to start this blog, the real impetus was this little girl. She sat at the foot

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