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A Collection of Treasures

Our yard is a blank slate… it was full of dust and building rubble until a week ago when my dad, visiting us for the week, worked with me to lay grass. Now we have a wonderful green lawn in the back and front yards. I had the best time working with my dad… weIf you want to read more…click here

A Place to Keep Treasures.

With summer, comes lovely long afternoons outside. I water our plants, K plays in her Fairy Garden while Mr T fishes in his fountain. We keep each to our own for a while until a chore arises for us all to participate in. I have become wise with experience… if I say ‘We need toIf you want to read more…click here

Silent Sunday.

My First Born’s first loose tooth… hanging by a thread :-(

How to make Miniature tools for your Zen Garden.

I promised to show you how we made our Zen Garden tools. We needed our trusty glue gun, our garden scissors, some sticks and twigs, an acorn cap and a shell. First, the rake. I used my garden scissors to cut a twig for the handle, a smaller twig for the rakes head and 5If you want to read more…click here

Wonderful Beach Treasures.

It was an overcast and windy day and we needed to blow the cobwebs from our heads. There is a beach that we call ‘The Peninsula’ not far from us. We love this beach as the sea is rough and the waves bring treasures from the sea onto the beach for lucky searchers to find…If you want to read more…click here