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How Do You Spend Memorial Day?

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Memorial Day around our house is a day of getting the gardens planted and sprucing up the perennial plants that make their appearance every year. My roses are a favorite as they put forth their first blooms. I gather blossoms to dry for everlasting bouquets that I enjoy year-round. We just harvested the last of the English peas. They require …

Welcome to The Ribbon in My Journal

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When I place a ribbon in my journal, I am marking the place where I stop for the day and where I will begin again tomorrow. Our walk together through this blog will be just that—a journey of celebrating the beautiful things in life one day at a time. It is my hope that when you come here you will …

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Garden Inspiration: It’s Time to Plant Bulbs!

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The beauty of spring takes my breath away. I am sitting here looking at the most gorgeous dogwood tree laden with white flowers while my tulips and violas are making a show on the terrace. I planted my bulbs then planted violas on top of them. The tulips nudged their way through the tiny purple blossoms and together they create …