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Wednesday, July 28, 2010


My impatiens are looking great this year!! It's amazing what a frequent application of fertilizer will do!!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Fancy Mailboxes

Part of the outdoor landscape includes hardscaping like stones and patios and things like that. But, it also includes your Mailbox. Now, here in Wisconsin, our mail boxes take a licking. Every winter, the snowplows come out and leave a battlefield of Mailbox carnage in their wake. Many homeowners take this opportunity to upgrade their formerly erect pillars of correspondence receptacles. And there are many options!

You can go from this:
To this:

Or show some personality with this:
Or go all ostentatious like this (my personal favorite):

No matter which way you chose to go, make sure that the design you choose fails under the guidelines of your particular area. Some subdivisions have very specific restrictions on creativity when it comes to the curbside appeal of your home.

And, if that darned snow plow threatens your mail box again, you can always do this:

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Susie's Homemade ECookbook

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