Crafts and Mexico Visit and the Garden in December

Okay, where to start. Maybe  Thanksgiving makes sense. We went out of town for Thanksgiving, which was fun- but a definite high point was getting to go to Mexico for an afternoon with my husband and his brother and my sister in law. (brother and sister in law? Husband's brother and wife? How to freaking …

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The Texas Garden in November, Mostly Citrus Edition

Happy to report there have been no more dead possum incidents, though the dog has started digging in the garden... so couple solid weeks of "that's a bad dog" around here. It isn't too bad- he's picked spots that needed to be turned over, so if he would just stop kicking the dirt into the …

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Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda… no Offend-a

Reposted from October 2018... Now when it comes to talking about Dia de los Muertos... as a white, middle aged, blond haired, green eyed guera, I consider myself no entitled-ass expert over here or anything. But know this- while I am not Mexican by birth I married one, we're raising three, AND I made alters …

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That’s September for Ya- County Fair, Gomphrenas, and Bundt Cake

September is almost over and you can finally feel it. It's "cooled off" to only the high nineties most days, no more the 100 degree plus days of July and August, and we've finally had some rain. The plants all look in better shape, with less wilting and more new growth pretty much all around. …

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