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  • Weird Stuff you can Sell on eBay – also, the bad neighbor saga continues…

    Hi Lovelies, It’s about 2 AM as I write this, what can I say? I’m a night owl. I know I should be sleeping but sometimes I just can’t manage to stop overthinking everything. However, that really isn’t my problem tonight. My neighbors are at it again, at least for about an hour now. Slamming and banging on doors for no apparent reason, tossing things out the window, blasting music, and yelling indiscernible (I had to spell check that one!) phrases into the night. I’ve stopped questioning it, I guess. Writing about the noise and nonsense makes me feel as if I’m “too old”. But why does the need for a…

  • Forcing Hyacinths Indoors

    Hi Lovelies, With winter around the corner, and big bags of bulbs going on sale – it’s time to think about picking up some hyacinths to force over winter. Hyacinths require a cold period, therefore, you have to plan a little bit in advance if you want to see those fragrant blooms inside when there’s a foot of snow on the ground. Forcing hyacinths is relatively simple, in fact, even I was able to do so successfully on the first try. To begin, I needed a hyacinth glass or vase. I searched all over the place locally and couldn’t find any. I looked online, but they seemed a little too…