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Sunday, 6 March 2016

March Breezes

Well, the first week of March is done and we have had a day or two where we could work outside.
Today's rain didn't happen, which is fine, but there's a chilly breeze and I don't really feel like putting on a warm jacket and going out. Besides, at this point there isn't much to do in the yard.

This week I did some baking, more jam making, and finished reading  The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards. I picked this book up at the thrift store and after a bit of a slow start it got quite interesting.

Today I went shopping for a birthday gift then off to the Dollar Store to get a few things. Came home and spent an hour or so on my latest Smash Book. 

What did you do this week?  Whatever it was I hope it was a good week and that the week to come is even better!



Soon I must go look for some lovely purple pamsies like the ones in the picture except I won't put mine in a basket. Pansies are so cheery and don't mind a bit of frost. They don't like to be plastered down by heavy rain but I'll put mine where they'll be somewhat protected.

Thanks for visiting today.

Granny Marigold


9 comments:

  1. I love pansies because they always look like they are smiling. Lots of different colours to so they make a fabulous display
    Hope you have a great week
    Phoebe x

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  2. I feel the same way about having to put on a warm jacket to go outside. There was just too much of a chill in the air today. Yesterday, we were busy working and stayed warm. I love pansies too, but have never had luck growing them. Isn't that odd. I think I will try some again. Those in the basket are so pretty.

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  3. I love pansies, they have such vibrant colour and cheer up the garden.

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  4. I picked up some pansies on Saturday! Devan Greenhouses is open:) Not much like gardening weather though is it?

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  5. March is so variable here in Wisconsin! This weekend we got 2 inches of snow! And today it is in the 50s. So I am enjoying the warm-ish breezes as they come. Happy March!

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  6. I recognized your first photo. I have "The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady" too. I love all the paintings in it. So pretty.
    Hope you got your pansies. It will be another month or so before we have them here.
    Take care!

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  7. I've been very lazy the last two days. It's habit forming!
    Smash books are so fun. I think I need to revisit that sweet art form.
    I hope your week is off to a lovely start, GM.

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  8. Thanks for posting the Edwardian Lady photo. It reminds me that I might get my copy out and "copy" one of her paintings! That sounds like fun. To answer your questions from my blog, I think we were more patient with our kids. Mine had free rein with noisy things like recorders! Also, the wooden figures I used as models for my ATC I found when I Googled "carved faces". I'm not sure how that idea even came to me! :) Have a great day! I should be thinking about buying some containers for my balcony so I can do some gardening!

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  9. I love pansies... especially purple ones! Hello Spring!

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