Posts in category Great Outdoors

How To Roast A Marshmallow


Ya’ know you want to share it…..There is a first time for everything and it was time for the boys to learn the fine art of Marshmallow Roasting. WHAT YOU NEED: Two enthusiastic little boys Grandpa to build a fire Wire Clothes Hangers Marshmallows (the big ones) INSTRUCTIONS: Grandpa builds a small fire with some […]

Herb Garden Basket

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Ya’ know you want to share it…..I’ve had this wood picnic basket laying around for 3 or 4 years.  The other night I got tired of tripping over it and made the statement -“I’m doing something with this TONIGHT or I’m throwing it away.” I’ve been doing a lot of container gardening lately.  Thank you […]

Who Doesn’t Love A Front Porch

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Ya’ know you want to share it…..What southern girl doesn’t dream about a big front porch to decorate and serve sweet tea on?  My husband and I had always wanted a big porch and five years ago we moved into our current house which has that beautiful big front porch.  Well, as you know, life gets in the way and […]

Gardenias – Flowers of the South

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Ya’ know you want to share it…..No plant expresses the grace of the South like a gardenia.   The sweet, exotic aroma fills my mind with memories of hot summer evenings on my Granny’s front porch.  Sitting on that East Texas porch as a young girl, I watched the clear starry skies and took in the […]

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