Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Summertime harvest and treats

Summertime goodness. Fresh tomatoes and lemon cucumbers right fromt he garden. Yumm!
Slice 'em up and toss with an Italian vinegarette and voila you have a nice side dish, or lunch.
Fresh strawberries from the market go so nicely with extra sharp Vermont cheddar cheese and crackers. A perfect summertime lunch or snack.
Look, I still have them. Remember the momma Robin must have been scared off by a wandering cat and these were abandoned for quite some time. Many of you suggested I keep them . I just adore the color of the eggs and the nest is perfect, so I did but not until this past week did I put them in this little greenhouse next to my favorite chair on the front porch. Now they are there for everyone to enjoy.
Look what was in the mail on Saturday. It came from a wonderful blogging friend in Canada. She sent me a destash pkg. How fun! Thanks, Trudi!!! You're so sweet.

The blogging world is full of such wonderful people. I am so happy to be making friends like you. Have a wonderful Wednesday. xoxo, Tammy


  1. You've remodeled your blog :)
    I like the new design!!

  2. OMG!!! lemon cucumbers! they look so cute... i was wondering what those were! strawberry and cheese is a first for me too but you know what my mouth is watering!! OMG!! those eggs are for real.. i thought you painted them! (silly me! but we dun have robins here) and man... can i be frens with trudi too?? your post today is full of interesting things that's totally new to me! this is very very cool!!

  3. I never saw or tasted lemon cucumbers. Your salad was so appealing to me, and so were the strawberies with cheese and crackers.Delicious!
    I thought you had colored the eggs too, of course I never saw a robin egg before either. What a beautiful live still life! Beautiful post as always.

  4. Your tomatoes look yummy and the destasch you got is awesome!!!! Love the way you present your pics of food...makes me want to eat it!!! I hope you're having a very blessedday!!!

  5. Tammy, thanks for leaving a comment in my blog. This is my first time in yours and I´m enjoying it so much. I´ll come back later to see more of your older posts.
    Muchos cariños
    María Cecilia, from Chile

  6. Tammy!!! What an awesome destash package! Lots of paper goodies, and inspiration galore. Have fun! *elaine*

  7. Wow, what a great posting! I love the color of those eggs and it's amazing that they kept with the nest so perfectly in tack. - I've never heard of lemon cucumbers and am SO curious now! - What a fabulous package to arrive too! - Fun, fun, fun!♥

  8. I've never heard of lemon cucumbers! Wonder if you can get them in the UK? Must try the strawberries and cheese combo too - I like trying new things!
    Those eggs are so beautiful - doesn't nature have some gorgeous colours?
    And I'm so jealous of your parcel with all those wonderful bits and pieces lol! Can't wait to see what you make with everything!! xx

  9. You have a lovely blog and a new

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess ♥♥♥

  10. Hi Tammy!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. You asked about my follower button...well I'm glad you did because I didn't realize it wasn't there. I was rearranging things on my sidebar and didn't realize that I accidently deleted it! Thanks for letting me know it wasn't there!

    Regarding the robin's eggs you pictured in your nest, I had one that Mama Robin left in a nest by our house and took it inside too. My husband told me it may start to smell. I noticed the other day that it had started oozing on the bottom, so I had to throw it away. But it didn't smell until I picked it up to throw away and then it smelled like a bunch of rotten eggs - so beware!


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