Mountain Living

Indoor Mountain Garden

The weather is definitely getting chillier up here at night, so we’ve moved all our plants indoors.  Because our rental cabin has very little space, we’ve had to line everything up and squeeze things in where we can.  There’s one East-facing wall in the kitchen that we’re using for our indoor mountain garden.  Even when it’s really cold and snowy, all our plants will still get the warmth and light of the sun streaming through the windows and glass door. Andy and I were sad that our lemon tree died…

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Creating Home

Autumn Savory Traditions

Autumn has definitely arrived up here in the mountains!  The mornings and nights get down into the 40s, and during the day the temperatures are in the 60s and 70s .  Aries and I (and Andy when he’s in town) try to take a walk everyday to know the area better and enjoy the beautiful area.  There are so many changes everyday as nature shifts in seasons, and pretty soon all the colorful leaves will be at their peak.  During this time of year, I love to make this tomato, basil,…

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Mountain Living

Aries Versus The Porcupine

  Our city dog, Aries, is having to learn a few difficult lessons as he transitions into a mountain dog.  If you’re a regular reader of my blog, then you may remember the post from a few weeks ago about Aries versus the squirrel and the moose.  This time, it’s Aries versus the porcupine, and again, he didn’t come out the winner. We didn’t see it happen, but we imagine the porcupine and Aries encountered each other on the street at the top of our rental cabin.  Aries, our curious…

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Birdie's Halloween

Enter If You Dare

The doors are finally open….enter if you dare!  The “Ghost Hosts” and I want to welcome you to Birdie’s Hallowe’en and the SEASON of GHOSTS!  Inside, you’ll find resources, products, and ideas to help you “haunt” your own home and throw the spookiest Hallowe’en party ever! From menus and costumes to games and decorations, Birdie’s Hallowe’en has everything you need.  Whether you want to mix-and-match your products, or purchase complete kits, you’ll find that everything relates to the theme of ghosts and works together.  And in the wise words of…

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Birdie's Halloween

Birdie’s Hallowe’en Complete Ghost Kit

  Are you scared?  The SEASON OF GHOSTS is here, and Monday the doors open to all the new ghostly products.  Get ready for some spine-tingling thrills and chills!  If you’re planning on decorating your home or throwing a Hallowe’en party like the one in Birdie’s Hallowe’en Decorating & Entertaining Guide, Birdie’s Hallowe’en Complete Ghost kit is for you! If you’ve been following along the past two weeks, you’ve gotten a glimpse of all the new spooky products launching on September 16.  The complete Ghost Kit has everything you’ll need to…

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