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five things

  • Eggs benedict on Christmas morning
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    Five Things Friday

    I love the whole week that follows Christmas. You’re past the stress of holiday entertaining (and perhaps holiday traveling) but still riding a high from the gatherings and good fun of it…

  • Navajo chicken ornament from Taos, New Mexico
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Every time we travel, my husband and I collect ornaments from places we love, whether it’s a town, a national park, or other…

  • Kayaking the Los Angeles River
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. It was a chilly 48Β°F at sunrise, but there I was, paddling the Los Angeles River like it was a balmy day! (Or…

  • A well organized seed bin
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. I love a well-organized seed bin! Currently down to 190 seed varieties after sorting and tossing the older packets. (Click here for my…

  • Vintage Ball jars
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Vintage Ball jars that I scored in Orderville, Utah, in a random antiques store a couple weeks ago. I adore the blue color…

  • Upper Kern River
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Getting older gets better and better every year. For my birthmonth, we spent the week camping, floating, and relaxing on Upper Kern River.…

  • Nasturtium seeds
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. The garden is a tangled mess of nasturtium vines right now, which are slowly dying back with our dry spell. But one bonus…

  • Shiso babies
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Shiso babies sprouting up after the last few storms. This mint-like Asian herb (also called perilla or tΓ­a tΓ΄) volunteers like a weed…

  • Happy chicken
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. Kimora loves springtime! Lots of grubs and tasty little buggers to scratch and peck at.…

  • First eggs of the season
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    Five Things Friday

    The five little things that made my week… 1. After resting all winter, the hens have gifted us with the first eggs of the season! (I won’t tell them we’ve been cheating…