Monthly Archives: August 2016

Our MT Nest is 1 Year Old!

This brief entry is to commemorate the first anniversary of Our MT Nest. Last Friday was one year since I set up this blog website. Although I began writing occasional “blog” entries shortly after my retirement in December 2013, they … Continue reading

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Progress Update: Our BIG Summer Project

When we set our home improvement goals and plans for 2016, the biggest project we wanted to tackle was to install a storage building/garage and a picnic area on the lower portion of our lot. We began this project in … Continue reading

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10 Minute Makeover: Flower Vase

Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was filled with pleasure and relaxation. Ours was lovely despite quite a bit of rain in our area. Somehow we lucked out and the rain did not interfere with the timing of the outdoor … Continue reading

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Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Yummy Tomatoes!

Tomāto or Tomäto. No matter how you pronounce it, I LOVE tomatoes. I think that I inherited my love of tomatoes from my father. He loved tomatoes too. He grew lots of tomatoes in his garden every year. And all … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready to Let Go of Summer

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” Walt Whitman I am not ready to let go of summer. I know. I know. Bloggers everywhere are turning to Fall topics. And I am looking … Continue reading

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