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Why Gardening

Higher self-esteem – even a single session helps you feel productive and purposeful Improved focus – doing a single task like weeding or igging is meditative, which can give your brain practice in focusing. .  

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How to Create a Wildflower Meadow

A friend informed me I had neglected the garden category of Real Life of an MSW. I disagreed as all the posts are there to learn how to plant an amazing garden, to learn what herbs go together, and so … Continue reading

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Beauty Hunter

Be a Beauty Hunter – beauty hunting means looking around and counting as many gorgeous miracles as you can possibly absorb in that moment. The sound of rain on the roof. Clouds parting in the sky. Puppies. Baby feet. The … Continue reading

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Mommiles

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Mommiles, are define as “sermons, especially intended to edify a child on everything that matters.” How many of these were said to you?   My mother taught me individuality. “I don’t care…

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Blood Oranges meet Liquor with a Side of Spring Reading

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I admired these beautiful ruby red globes of citrus and reflected on the gardens I am planting. I could taste arugula and radishes for a wonderful summer salad and amazing homemade vinaigrette.…

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