I noticed this cottonwood tree at Zion National Park earlier this summer. When I looked closer, there was no soil under the tree itself! It had been washed away by seasonal floods, but the tree’s stout roots grew deep into the ground to support it.
Have you ever tinted frosting and used icing tips to decorate cupcakes? If so, you know that the tinted color never turns out the exact same color twice.
These cookie cutters were designed to fit neatly into a little round tin (see a picture of this in my previous post). Together they provide variety and are well-rounded.
This little tin of cookie cutters belonged to my namesake, great-grandmother Kathryn. A few of her kitchen gadgets have been passed down to me, and now find a home in my kitchen pantry. One cookie cutter is missing in this set, but originally each differently shaped piece was designed to fit together perfectly within this tin.
I had a mint plant in a pot on my back porch last summer. It smelled so nice and added a pretty bit of green between two chairs! But it had grown out, becoming stringy and deadish in places. So I trimmed it back to give it new energy to grow. Continue reading “Trimming & Pruning”