RETREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TODAY WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS– WHEN WE LEFT MY  MCS SAFE HOME– & I HAD TO RETREAT BACK HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ONE OF THOSE DAYS I SHOULD NOT HAVE TRIED TO LEAVE– & I FORCED MYSELF– & WE HAD TO RETURN HOME—BACK TO MY MCS SAFE HOME— EVERY MCS SISTER I’M SURE KNOWS WHAT THAT IS LIKE!!!!!! 

I HAVE BEEN HOLDING UP ALL AFTERNOON IN GARY’S RECLINER IN THE SUNROOM–WRAPPED IN A BLANKET & MY LAPTOP IN MY LAP & – I NEVER SIT IN GARY’S CHAIR– SO I SAW THE SUNROOM FROM A WHOLE NOTHER  PERSPECTIVE!!!! 🙂

THE DOGS HAVE GONE IN & OUT THEIR PET DOOR– & LOOKING AT ME– LIKE WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN DAD’S CHAIR?????!!!! 🙂   

GARY JUST PUT THE LEFT OVER SOUP ON THE STOVE TO HEAT-FOR SUPPER- PRAISE GOD FOR LEFT OVER SOUP TONIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OK– FROM ALL THE E-MAILS– I GUESS I NEED TO POST SOMETHING TO KEEP MY MCS SISTERS ENTERTAINED —– THEY SAY– I HAVE BEEN  SLOOFING OFF ON THE JOB— & I WOULD HATE TO GET FIRED— 🙂  HEE HEE

SO—HERE WE GO—- ENTERTAINMENT!!!!!  🙂

TEMPS

ICE

THIS IS SOMETHING WE SEE A LOT OF HERE IN BRANSON– THE WATER COMING OUT OF THE HILLSIDES– & FREEZING!!!!

APT GARDEN

Tips for Starting an Apartment Garden

Whether you’ve got a certified green thumb and are lamenting your move to a yard-less apartment or you’re a longtime apartment dweller looking for a nature-friendly hobby, apartment gardening can be a rewarding way to spend some time, decorate your home, and maybe even grow something edible. This article shares a few tips for getting an apartment garden star…ted.

Location is a primary concern for an apartment garden. Perhaps you have a small—or, if you’re lucky, medium-sized—patio or balcony. If so, that’s a great place to put some pots. Getting down and dirty won’t be as much of a problem outside, and the plants will also be able to absorb more sunlight. If you don’t have any outdoor space to speak of, putting some plants by your windows or growing highly shade-tolerant varieties are also good options.

The aesthetic

Just because you don’t have a garden plot to plant in doesn’t mean you can’t grow something beautiful or beneficial. Container gardening presents many options for growing a variety of plants, from asparagus to zinnias. It’s also a great opportunity to be creative. Almost anything can serve as a receptacle for soil with a modification or two. From overturned football helmets to watering cans to old boots, you can create a patio- or window-full of eclectic containers holding exciting plants. Even if you’re just using plain ol’ terra cotta pots, consider painting them in interesting ways to help liven up your balcony. Drainage holes are the main necessity for any container being used for plants. If you can’t or don’t want to put holes in a particular pot, think about how to fit a smaller container already equipped with drainage holes inside the pot in question. This can be a good way to hide the not-so-pretty plastic containers you might buy your plants in. You may have to empty the larger containers of water and clean them every so often, but it’s a small price to pay for having better-looking pots.

Consider style

And much as you planned a decorating scheme for your apartment itself, you’ll want to plan a decorating scheme for your garden. Should it be country? Cutesy? Modern and austere? Make sure your containers match each other, as well as your balcony’s general construction and the atmosphere of the rest of your house. If you have a colorful house with eclectic decoration, a dull garden with terra cotta pots will seem out of place. Likewise, if your house overflows with Victorian decor, a set of bright, funky flowerpots painted like cartoon characters might seem a bit out of place next to your Chippendale cabinet.

Eschew clutter

The multitude of exciting plant container possibilities might send you overboard, prompting a shopping spree at the nursery and quickly cluttering up your balcony. Before getting too involved, think realistically about what you can handle, both in terms of time and money. At the same time, you’ll want to remain conscious of any clutter that might develop in your small garden scheme. You may get very gung-ho about the container gardening thing, but that doesn’t mean your patio will look attractive or organized with 1000 tiny plants on it. Consider having a few larger “core” plants around which you can arrange some smaller ones. Larger plants are trickier to grow in smaller pots, but some, like the ever-popular Japanese maple, come in smaller or dwarf varieties and can be very happy in container situations.

Experiment

In addition to being practical for small spaces, container gardening is also convenient and beneficial in other ways. It allows for a lot of experimentation without a lot of investment. Instead of trying to purchase and cultivate enough of an interesting ornamental grass to cover a quarter of your backyard, you can just fill a medium-size container. You can also easily move your plants around to see what looks best, or which plants can provide shade (or thrive in it), all without the mess and uncertainty of constant transplanting. Come winter, you probably won’t need to cover, trim or transplant your entire garden—instead, you’ll just be able to lug some containers inside to brighten up your home.

Get wild

Keep in mind that, depending on their size, your containers by no means need to hold only one type of plant. Many plants thrive in symbiotic relationships with one another in nature, and you can replicate these beneficial pairings in containers. Furthermore, you can create beautiful arrays of color by joining different types of flowers in the same pot or window box. Your neighbors will gasp in envy over the rainbow of hues on your porch!

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BRAKE FOR

THIS IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!  🙂

LEMON WATER

PLANTS

ME

THIS IS ME— MY PICTURE DRAWN BY A FRIEND TERRA COONS– FROM KANSAS!!!!

remember that girl that gave up

When Aspartame reaches 95 degrees it turns into Formaldehyde…Aspartame was originally produced as ANT KILLER !There is not one chewing Gum made in the U.S. that does not contain Aspartame… And who CHEWS gum ??? Children!

Most important decision for health comes at the end of your fork. It is your responsibility (not government/ doctor) to eat for optimal health.

 
 
 

IF I JUST HAD A BIGGER POND & A COUPLE OF TRACTORS!!!!!! 🙂

TRACTORS

EATING HEALTHY

PH

ph foods

ph scale foods

HEALTH IS WEALTH

hemp therapy

HEMP SEEDS

hemp fieldsHEMP FUEL

GOOD FOOD

I HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE BOONIES–IN RURAL AREAS– OR TOWNS THAT WERE NOT HUGE- & WHEN MY MCS SISTERS WHO LIVE IN HUGE CITIES– & IN HUGE HIGH RISES- ETC- ETC – TELL ME THAT THEY CAN’T LEAVE THEIR MCS SAFE HOMES VERY OFTEN TO SHOP— BUT THAT THE HIGH RISE THEY LIVE IN– HAVE VENDING MACHINES THAT THEY BUY THEIR FRUIT–LIKE  SINGLE BANANAS — APPLES— MILK– FRUIT JUICE– 2 EGGS IN A SMALL CARTON– IT IS SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR ME— INTERESTING TO HEAR ABOUT HOW WE ALL LIVE & THE TYPE OF MCS SAFE HOMES –WE LIVE IN!!!!!!!

DAYS LIKE THIS

AND I HAVE HAD ONE—–

When you choose to use fragrances, chemicals, or pesticides, You are not simply making a choice for yourself, You are making a choice for everyone around you!!!!

Callin' it a day ...

CALL’IN IT A DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LATER GATORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

About sondasmcschatter

I was encouraged to start a blog as I suffer from MCS /multi chemical sensitivities & other health problems & I have helped several hundred others who suffer from MCS set up "Safe Homes" & given them encouragement & HOPE & share information & lots of laughs along the way also. When you choose to use fragrances, chemicals, or pesticides, You are not simply making a choice for yourself, You are making a choice for everyone around you!!!! What makes me an expert on MCS-- not a darn thing-- BUT have lived with it for years-& years- & have learned lots the HARD WAY-- by experience!! And want to give others help & HOPE & encouragement -- as I know there are not many who understand what it is to live with this illness- & ALL THAT GOES WITH IT!!! Internet has been my way of communication with many who we are confined to their "safe homes" all over the USA & other countries!! I have communicated with many HUNDRED by e-mail-- phone & letters & internet forums-- I hope this blog will help in a better way to share laughter-- hope & information!!! As for many are not any longer able to even leave their homes-- & communication is sooo important & sharing & encouragement & GIVING HOPE!!!
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