Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Welcome Summer!

 Summer has finally arrived in New England! I’m looking forward to spending some time on the ocean and in the mountains this summer. New England has so much to offer!

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If you’re on the East Coast and you’re looking for some great places to see some 4th of July fireworks just click onto the link below. 

 http://www.vacationsmadeeasy.com/TheBLT/The13BestPlacestoSee4thofJulyFireworksontheEastCoast.html

Blessings, Bonnie

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Harley gets a Haircut


My daughter made this cute video of her giving Harley our Llasa Apso a shave. Harley is a rescue dog from Boston and a joy to our household. He loves being groomed! He's on top of the world!

P.S If the blogger music is playing, you'll need to scroll down to the bottom of this page to turn it off before viewing this video.
The best things in life are rescued. ♥

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Welcome Spring!

 

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To welcome in Spring, even though it doesn’t even feel like SPRING!, my daughter and I decided to do a little Spring craft today.

I saw some beautifully dyed eggs while scrolling through pictures of colored eggs on Pinterest this morning. They were naturally dyed using red and yellow onion skins. The eggs that were featured had a warm brown color with the imprint of some various flower petals and ferns on them. Hmm…I wasn’t sure if this would work. Sometimes, some things on Pinterest end up being a big ole fail!

So we tried it.

We took the skins of about 10 onions ( a mix of yellow & red.) and brought them them to a boil in a large pot. Then my daughter poked a hole in each egg and did that FUN job of blowing all the yoke out of each egg.

After that we wrapped each egg tightly around with some panty hose over either a sprig of fern or a hydrangea petal. Then each of them were tied off with a rubber band.  We used other flower petals but looking at the end result the hydrangeas and ferns were the best to use.

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 They went into the pot ( on simmer )with the skins for about a 1/2 hour.

I decided to give them a little color boost by adding 2 cups of dark roast coffee.

They came out just like the ones I had seen on Pinterest!

2 thumbs up to this one!

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 Blessings, Bonnie

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Blizzard of 2015

The blizzard of 2015 came in like a snow bomb and dumped massive amounts of snow here in Massachusetts!

I was up before dawn with my camera to document this wild **snowstorm.**

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  Harley snowstorm

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May you always have walls for the winds,
a roof for the snow, spirits beside the fire,
laughter to cheer you, those you love near you.

Bless our home

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Blessings, Bonnie