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Surprises at your feet!

Surprises at your feet!
The winter rains provide an excellent opportunity to look for signs of mushrooms. 350 different fungi have been identified at ...
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The roadside barn doors are wide open once again!

The roadside barn doors are wide open once again!
Pick up a Pie Ranch lemon buttermilk, chocolate chess, or walnut pie! (pictured) Take it to the beach and watch ...
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Don’t forget to pick up some chocolate for Valentine’s Day!

Don’t forget to pick up some chocolate for Valentine’s Day!
Any holiday is a perfect excuse for some chocolate. Although, I eat it every day! Hey, it is a super ...
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What?! More rain our way??

What?! More rain our way??
Sam’s famous Clam Chowder is looking to hit the spot for me on this gloomy day and the next several ...
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The guided walks are back!

The guided walks are back!
The rain has stopped so come out and see some elephant seal activity! Año Nuevo State Park is one of ...
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Update!

Update!
I did a post several weeks back on a praying mantis I discovered at The Cottage. I’m excited to report ...
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We’re safe!

We're safe!
Did you know many of the ingredients in common household cleaning products have been linked to asthma, cancer, reproductive disorders, ...
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The Immortal Elixir

The Immortal Elixir
A nice break from all the rain and power outages we’ve had. I stopped by Downtown Local yesterday for a ...
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Web of life

Web of life
Weather forecast for today: A web of life we barely see if it was not wet with drops strung like ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 088

What's Growing At The Cottage No. 088
Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca). In the wild, this conifer is the northernmost tree of North America, found from Alaska ...
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Plenty of stocking stuffer ideas!

Plenty of stocking stuffer ideas!
For the Pampered: Body Lotion, Face Cream, Soap, Lip Salves, Bath Salts and more made locally with fresh goat’s milk ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #30

Blue House Farm CSA Box #30
Sigh. The final box is here. I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing them as much as I've been devouring them. French ...
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