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Lazy Sunday

Today was 40 degrees warmer than yesterday! In fact, the temperature at 5 this afternoon was 40 degrees warmer than the wind chill at noon today. I felt so guilty as it warmed up because my lazy-bone had a complete … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Season

We just finished harvest time for the bakeshop/bistro ring of my circus. My staff did an amazing job of putting out a ton of cookies and candy for holiday gift-giving. Many orders came in late and we were able to take … Continue reading

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Wedding Weekend

Been a busy circus around here! The Prairie Bistro did a fun wedding reception last weekend. We spent most of the week prepping. Getting the shrimp ready for the Phylo Cups. Chopping vegetables for the veggie trays. Baking off the … Continue reading

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What Happened?

I’m not exactly sure where I have been for the past eight weeks! June 1 was my last short post and it really seems even longer ago than that to me. We’ve had a tiger by the tail in more … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day for a Drive!

I know I’ve sort of dropped of the face of the blog-world. Two rings of my three ring circus have been crazy busy. Ever since we got plants in the first week in March there have not been enough hours … Continue reading

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Post Valentine’s Day

I always plan a wonderful post about the ‘events’ we stage at The Prairie Bistro or The Flower House Garden Center. Beforehand I think about the photos I’ll take (wonderful, of course) and the enticing descriptions of the sounds, smells … Continue reading

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Window Washing

I find it horribly disheartening that window washing requires an inherent talent like throwing a rope or opera singing do. I suppose that practice would help, but really, if I don’t have the knack, why torture myself? Yes, this photo … Continue reading

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Fall is in the Air!

It’s finally feeling like fall around here. We’ve had uncharacteristically late frosts. Last night was our first really hard frost.  It’s nice having warmish days, but we keep putting off some of the ‘fall’s work’ and I’m afraid we’ll be frantic … Continue reading

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October Sweet Peas

Yesterday was Mark’s birthday. I think he had a pretty good day. I got home late Saturday night from the craft show in Williston. Then we had to get up at 4:30 to put roasts in the oven for a … Continue reading

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Crazy Days

All three rings of the circus are pretty active right now. Mark’s on a destructive binge, tearing down buildings, then burning the debris. Kaitlin and I have been doing as much as we can to get ready for fall. Hoses … Continue reading

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