Authentic or Faux — My Forsythia Struts Its Stuff
Authentic or Faux — My Forsythia Struts Its Stuff

Igot so excited when I rounded the house this weekend to find my forsythia bush blooming! I immediately cut several stems to take the place of the faux flowers I wrote about only days before on my post “Five Tips for Displaying Faux Flowers.”

Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage

This cheery card is a perfect way to brighten someone's day. . . complete with a little shaker surprise!

Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage
Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage

I took an old canning jar, a partial can of off-white spray paint, twine and twigs and quickly whipped up a cute little country-style home decor.

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“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

-Margaret Atwood


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    Double Drive Thru: Here’s How it Works

    Here is some quick drive thru etiquette for those of you who don’t quite know how to navigate the double lane fast food ordering system — and you know who you are. On second thought, you probably don’t know who you are or surely you wouldn’t continue to impede the simple flow of traffic and keep me from my bacon, egg and cheese biscuit any longer than necessary. Pull up to the ordering speaker and place your order Immediately pull forward far enough to check the other lane If the other car is still ordering, you go in front of them regardless of the flow of traffic in front of…

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