House & Home, The Midwestern Mrs.

A Floral Family Keepsake

I’m back! I took a few days off while vacationing over the fourth, and I’ve been super busy even since coming back. Hopefully this week I’ll get back in the swing of things!

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A few years ago my mom gave me a plant. As a plant mom, Iโ€™m okay. For the most part I have plants that are alive, but most arenโ€™t thriving. Normally when I get a new plant, I know not to get attached, but this one was different. My mom gifted me with a beautiful amaryllis in a pot, and said I had to take good care of it, because this particular plant stems back multiple generations in my family.

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May Day Memories

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What ever happened to May Day? When I was a child, the whole neighborhood joined in on the fun, dropping little baskets filled with treats off at our neighbors’ houses. My mom, who was super crafty and was always looking for ways to keep my brother and me busy, would research homemade baskets for us to make. So, we would grab our paper plates, construction paper and pipe cleaners and get to work.

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