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Spring Jobs 'To Do List', Planning A Plant Exchang...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

For me and I believe many others, Spring holds a promise for newness of life! It's when I look out and dream of new flower beds, anticipate the coming springs first crops of asparagus and rhubarb...savoring the memory of their here today,...

Starting Cuttings with Willow Water and Yummy Sala...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

I'm always looking for things to do to get me through the winter months... even if those things are projects that won't happen until springs warmer days arrive! I am planning on getting into the green house this week and starting some...

More on Herbs: Basil and Lavender, Yummy Pesto Rec...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday February 19, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

I cannot describe how passionate I am about herbs. I created our Potager Garden not only because my daughter Taylor wanted a 'kitchen' garden, it was also because of the warm, cozy feeling you get when you say 'Potager'. I love meandering along the garden...

Early Herbs, Edible Flowers and Yummy Edible Flow...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday January 30, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

Only 59 more days till Spring.... ahh! Yes, that doesn't sound so long at all. The sun is shining midst the cold air bringing happiness to my day.  I long for that warm feeling that only a bright sunny day can give.  I am a firm...

Resolutions, Getting Rid of the Winter Blahs, Get ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday January 18, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

This word, 'Resolutions' is on most peoples minds in the new year.  Why do we think about this only at the New Year?  Many of us take time to reflect on what transpired over the last twelve months of our lives... a time to think...

Supporting Local: How Can I Do This?, 3/50 Project...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday December 31, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Local is an important thing to many people, not just to the businesses but also to the consumer.  I remember when I was a young girl growing up in Windsor, Ontario and going to 'town' with my grandma... the little downtown and the...

A "Green" Barbeque, Vermicomposting and some Yummy...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday December 27, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

It's just about January now and I am already thinking about what I am going to get to start in the green house here in just a few weeks... oh it sends a chill of excitement up my spine! It really isn't too early for all the home gardeners...

Host A Cookie Exchange Luncheon, Making The Invita...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Its cold, its blowing, there's snow on the ground, ice on the windshields and us summer lovers need to keep looking for things to keep us occupied until we can dig in the dirt.  Now that all the holiday hustle and bustle is over, we...

Decorating The Porch, Dreaming of Summer and My Fa...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday December 24, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I love to decorate for the seasons... inside and outside in all the seasons. There is true beauty in all, yes even Winter (stay sitting, I really do think so!)  I'm not talking about all the Christmas lights and plastic yard...

The Art of Meaningful Gift Giving, How to Preserve...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Jean

We're at the time of year when everyone is in a hustle and bustle of the Holidays. For us the Farmers Market is filled with beautiful gift items and our market friends are all too happy to stop by and pick up that beautiful, one of a kind, hand crafted item...

The Art of Meaningful Gift Giving, How to Preserve...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

We're at the time of year when everyone is in a hustle and bustle of the Holidays.  For us the Farmers Market is filled with beautiful gift items and our market friends are all too happy to stop by and pick up that beautiful, one of a...

Hybrid vs. Heirloom Seeds, Heirloom Varieties of B...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday December 17, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

You're probably wondering why I am talking about seed shopping and gardening in December... well I realize some of my readers live in areas where they have the luxury of year round planting. While others, like myself living in cold...

Gift Giving Ideas and More Yummy Winter Thyme Rec...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday December 12, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

There is a light dusting of snow on the ground and the air is chilled... next Friday will herald in the first day of Winter... my personal countdown to beloved Spring.  I have Spring in the hoop house despite what the calender says right now... but...

Creating Thanksgiving Traditions, Decorating Tips ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday November 13, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Autumn is my husband Neil’s favorite time of year… he is an October baby. The leaves changing into their majestic colors of rust, scarlet and turmeric… that lovely crunching sound they make under foot… the smell of the wood stove burning… home made chicken...

PART 1: Autumn's Bounty in the Root Cellar and Two...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday October 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The Season of Autumn... This is Neil's and most of the children's favorite season... I like it too, but I am all about Spring and Summer. I do love Autumn for the harvest though... the smell and crunch of the leaves under foot......

More Organizational Tips: De-clutter With Flyladie...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday September 11, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Personally I don't mind a bit of 'organized' clutter... now Flylady says there is no such thing but I disagree!  I like a homey look with a row of neat and dusted antique clay pitchers that top my bookshelf in my family room......

Canning Tips, To-Do List Tags & How to Can Yummy S...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 11, 2012   -   By Jean

Heirloom Tomatoes... basil, garlic... oh my!  Summer goodness just keeps flowing into our kitchens from the gardens.  We are busy starting to put our food up for the coming cold months and how wonderful it is to watch those...

More on Organization: Weekly Schedule At A Glance,...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday September 07, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Everyone that knows me knows I love to create schedules, make lists and have multiple day planners & calenders.  I love everything about organization. Over the years I realized that I inherited this trait from my mother......

More Organizational Tips: Learning The Walk Throug...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday September 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I think the Family Room in a home should speak loudly about the lady of the house. It should be a reflection of her personality and what she loves... for me, it's the cottage garden, the perfect blue, summer sky and coziness of soft...

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