How to host a 4th of July party for people you’ve just met?

  All this month we've talked about building community through friends sharing magazines, neighbors reading poetry or doggies quenching their thirsts.  The 4th of July Holiday provides a great opportunity to bring that community together with a PARTY!  Seriously, who doesn't like … [Read more...]

Got magazines? Let’s share!

  A few years back when the economy was crappy and I was home with my first born son I became a champ at thrift-ing and green living. Of coarse so was everyone else. We had gotten rid of cable so magazines became my go to entertainment while I was nursing. I'd anxiously await the mail … [Read more...]

There once was a man from Nantucket…..

I'm back from a very restful trip to Nantucket. As I was preparing to write this blog post, I'm reminded that no matter where we go we are surrounded by community. Whether it is a community of friends on vacation, tourists on bicycles, or fisherman on their skiffs. Each represent a different type of … [Read more...]

Tuesday Garden To Dos: June

  MONTHLY GARDEN TO DO'S Watering: Adjust your watering schedule for warmer weather.  Add mulch where plants are drying out too quickly. Generally, water established trees and shrubs every 10 to 14 days deeply. Water established beds weekly. This is not adequate for new plantings or in soil … [Read more...]