Tag Archives: Summer

Idyllic Summer At The Lake

An Idyllic Summer At The Lake is all about enjoying nature’s beauty. There is a rocky shoreline, lined with tall majestic pines, and mountains in the far distance. You can hear the muffled sounds of gentle waves on the sandy beach … Continue reading

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Peach Streusel Pie With Ginger

Peach Streusel Pie With Ginger combines the crunchy brown sugar crumble topping of a fruit crisp with the flakey crust of a pie. The filling of sliced sweet, fresh peaches, their caramelized juices mixing with brown sugar and the spice of … Continue reading

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Maine, The Way Summer Should Be

Maine, The Way Summer Should Be. For a memorable weekend or even an entire summer of old fashioned fun, there is no better place to be than Maine in the summer.  A leisurely walk along the rugged, picturesque coastline can … Continue reading

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Reflections On Summer

At this time of the year, I find myself reflecting on the lovely summer that is now coming to an end.  Summer days seem to pass far too quickly. One day I was planting my vegetable garden,  then I was … Continue reading

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The Colors Of Summer

Towards to end of summer, the gardens at our cottage are a blaze of color. You might say it is their last hurrah. The vegetable garden is just coming into its’ prime with ripening tomatoes and large basil plants whose … Continue reading

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Summer Eggplant Parmesan

Whether you have a garden or visit your local farmers market, right now there should be an abundance of tender sweet eggplants and juicy tomatoes. The first thing that pops into my mind is eggplant parmesan. But in the summer, … Continue reading

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Let’s Sit In The Shade

Summer is a lovely time to be in Maine. One of the nicest things is that the weather doesn’t usually get too hot. Our little lakeside cottage is surrounded by trees and there is usually a nice breeze blowing across … Continue reading

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At Last It Is Finally Summer

Summer has arrived in the northern hemisphere. Kids are getting out of school and graduations are being celebrated. Backyard grills are being fired up and picnics planned. Before you take your children to their summer camps and head off on … Continue reading

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I Bid A Fond Farewell To Summer As I Look Forward To Fall

I want to take the time to bid a fond farewell to summer…it was lovely.  For those of us who live in New England, fall is in the air. The days have become cool and crisp with little or no … Continue reading

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Welcome To Our Summer Cottage

Welcome to our summer cottage. If you have followed my blog from the beginning, you read “Let’s take a ride” and “Needs a little work“. They are the background on how we discovered our summer cottage and the work that … Continue reading

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