MONDAY MOOD BOARD

We had a beautiful weekend, and I took advantage of the weather to get started on my garden containers.  I still have a bit to do, but I’m happy with the plants I found.  Half the fun of gardening is searching the many nurseries around town for new and different plants from years past.   Hedera and…

HOLIDAY MOOD BOARD

As the 2016 holiday season wound down, I reflected on some of the special moments I shared with family and friends during that time:     Christmas with my sister’s shy rescue dog, Rudy Baxter during a quiet moment post-Thanksgiving Christmas house party Enjoying the decorations during an early morning walk through the neighborhood Opera…

MOUNT ADAMS REINDOG PARADE 2016

Mount Adams held its 27th annual Reindog Parade on Saturday, December 10.     The parade was led by Santa and Grand Marshals Marty Brennaman and Tom Browning.  Pat Berry was Master of Ceremonies. There were raffle prizes as well as prizes for several costume categories.     The proceeds from the parade benefit SCPA Cincinnati.

GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HOST AND HOSTESS

This is the time of year when our friends, family and coworkers open their homes to us.  It can be a huge undertaking anytime you entertain, so I always make a point to bring the host/hostess a small gift in appreciation for their thoughtfulness. Here are a few gift ideas, all for under $20:            …