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Iron fountain serves as a container garden and centerpiece of the English rose garden. Boxwood are just cuttings at this point.

Ornamental Elements in the Garden

¬†Ornamental elements create visual interest, provide function, and express your style, adding much value to the garden. While much time and attention goes to planting and maintaining garden beds, we don’t always think about adding embellishments. I’ve enjoyed adding antiquities and other vintage type ornaments fitting for our Victorian era home. I’ll share the worth […]

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Victorian Christmas Paper House

Friendship Features Victorian Christmas Glitter House

Hello friends, it’s Friday! My friendship feature today introduces a comrade who loves to build and create. When Ms.Builder gets an idea, she has laser focus to get it accomplished. This wife and mother of two children is presently building a house while homeschooling their daughter. Let me take you back a few years to […]

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Jewel Box in Forest Park St. Louis

A Visit to the Jewel Box in Forest Park

Among the wonders of Forest Park is an Art Deco style conservatory called the Jewel Box. ¬†On previous visits to this historic park, we had driven past this giant greenhouse en route to another feature, and I would longingly peer out the window with curiosity of what was inside. I am fascinated with conservatories, and […]

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Miss Aimie B's special lemonade

Lunch at Miss Aimee B’s Tea Room

Miss Aimee B’s Tea Room is a local favorite in St. Charles. Sister and I live far enough apart, we squeeze in as much as we can when we get together. I asked her if we could go out for a special lunch so we could celebrate her birthday. Her birthday was three weeks away, […]

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