Welcome to the Blessed Hearth..
So glad you have taken the time to visit..
Summer is so busy and it is seems a bit hard to find time to sit down and compose a post so this is kind of a fly by night type of one..
Just a few pics once again of our daily life..
Nothing spectacular for sure but ordinary and peaceful..
We have company this week..
Her name is Ginger and she is Shonda's family dog..
They have all gone to the wonderful city of New York for a holiday and Ginger wanted to stay with Grandma.. grin..
Actually, Grandpa seems to be minding her a lot..
Still picking roses and doing whatever with them..
Love them sitting around in old jars, don't you?
Then of course, I love making the talcum powder with the fresh petals..
I sell this sometimes and my Mom just loves it..
So easy to do, also..
Here is the link to the post where I posted the recipe..
Did a little baking..
I will post about that next time, I think..
We have finally moved here to the Bay of Fundy for the Summer..
It has taken us a bit longer this year..
I never feel quite settled until I get some plants in the cottage..
These are two of my favourites..
The first one is a slip that I was given at Kings Landing Historical Village last Fall and it is called Angel Wings..
It was so small and I am happy to see it spreading it's wings. grin..
The second one was a slip from a friend..
And does it have a story to tell..
She gave me several slips as I wanted them for my Mom for Christmas..
She told me many times that if I ever saw the Star of Bethlehem that she would so love to have a slip..
She remembered Gram having one as a child..
Well, the dear friend kept giving me slips as I could not get them to root but finally they did.. It took ages..
My Mom comes out for Christmas family dinner and I forgot to give them to her..
They were in their truck ready to go and I run out in the snow with no coat or anything and pass the slips to her and she was thrilled..
Well, to make a long story short..
The poor woman was exhausted after the busy day and she fell asleep on the way home and never thought of her plant again..
Quite a while later I asked her if she had planted them and she had forgot all about them and thought they must still be in the truck..
You know that just one night in the truck would have froze them solid..
I couldn't believe it..
After all the bother I caused my friend bugging her for slips and all..
Anyway, I had saved a couple of slips for myself and they are growing as you can see and even has a beautiful blossom..
Mom is coming down next weekend and it is up on the mantel so we shall see if she notices it..
Yes, I will have one already and planted for her this Christmas and I will even deliver it.. grin...
I looked this up and it is also called Hoya... ???
On with the show..
Another beach on the Bay of Fundy...
A bouquet of Devil's Paint Brushes that my hubby picked for me..
All asleep for the night..
Another plant that Shonda slipped to me..
It has a blossom also...
I needed that one from her as I need to spend so much time in prayer for her flying somewhere every time we turn around.. lol...
The light house that my uncle help to build..
Yes, we were back to the farm for a day this week to mow the grass...
The Lupins are almost gone...
But the cows were at home.. smile..
Then we came back down to the cottage..
She is tired out from all this going to and fro...
I think she would like to stay put for a bit..
I know that I do .. smile..
Well, God bless you sweet ladies and may you have a wonderful Lord's Day..
In the midst of all of our holidays and going to and fro let's remember to give some time to the Lord..
He is faithful to us...
Thanks so much for your visits and sweet notes..
I love and appreciate the time you take to let me know you are out there..