Author Archives: Peggy

Rosemary topiaries

Our rosemary cuttings developed good roots so we started a few of them in pots. I tied this one to a chopstick inserted next to the plant. According to Elizabeth Terry in Savannah Seasons, the plants can eventually be put … Continue reading

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Rosemary cuttings

Mary grows a lot of rosemary in her yard and she gave me some cuttings. I put them in this glass of water until they formed good strong roots. It took about two weeks. Soon these will be potted and … Continue reading

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Great products; ugly containers (guest post by Mary)

I was telling Peggy that I found the best foot cream ever. It makes my feet look nicer, but it also does wonderful things to my hands (it gets on my hands when I rub it on my feet). I … Continue reading

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We are really excited to be home again!

We have decided to move Southern.Country.Elegant back to WordPress. We hope to get things going again; we’ve had several difficulties with storms, power loss, trees down and family obligations. Both of us have grandchildren visiting so we’ll be consolidating the … Continue reading

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A sneak preview

Here’s a glimpse of my living room where we will be staying for the next few days. This picture was taken from the upstairs balcony in my condo. Tomorrow we’ll show you a better view and talk about some of … Continue reading

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Accessories make this coffee table

This morning we are back at Carolyn’s (my sister-in-law) lovely home. These pictures show how she placed accessories on her coffee table … (Please excuse George’s camera bags on the floor by the plant!) The table looks prettier as she … Continue reading

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Consider the birds …

Consider the birds of the air, they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26 (photo by George Cavanaugh taken in his backyard)

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Carolyn’s fireplace

This fireplace is all brick with a beautiful cherry wood mantle. My brother’s wife, Carolyn, has a wonderful eye for color and a gift for making her home beautiful yet warm and cozy. This is the before and the way … Continue reading

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February gardening and plants

Mary has been asking me about the plants in her yard and home. This is a new interest to her now that she’s retired. She wants to make sure she plants and fertilizes at the right times. She showed me … Continue reading

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A small entry

The entry has marble tile that butts up to the hardwood floors. The rug was picked up at Dalyn. The burlwood chest is topped with a decorative wooden box that was a gift. It’s really old and has different ancient … Continue reading

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