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Naming the NH Mushrooms

Follow my blog with Bloglovin New Hampshire has the most remarkable mushrooms. The colors and shapes amaze me. When you see me bending down in the woods, I’m probably taking a photo of a mushroom. Neighbors even alert me when

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Whoopie Pie!

New England has a taste treat called a Whoopie Pie. It started out as two oval chocolate cakes sort of like oversized cookies with a filling or icing in-between. Now the whoopie pie has evolved with a gourmet twist. The

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Encountering a Toad

I bumped into this fellow last summer while I planted some impatiens. He was partially hidden in the dirt, so I almost jabbed him with my trowel. Fortunately, he moved quickly, as I really didn’t see him. His coloration blended

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Got Skunks?

Maybe you noticed a slight whiff of skunk around your yard. Oh, oh, hopefully, there isn’t one hiding under the shed. Luckily, the black and white striped critters are mostly nocturnal, so you are unlikely to come face-to-face with one

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Your Cottage in the Woods

HGTV popularized the concept of a “tiny house,” but at Lake Forest RV Resort in New Hampshire, these small cottages have been popular for years. Let’s check out one that’s on the market right now near Great East Lake. The

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Last Chance for Willowbrook Village

I was mad at myself when I heard that Willowbrook Historic Village was closing permanently this fall. For years, I’d intended to visit it and now it was almost too late. Low attendance and funding difficulties force the historic site

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Shopping Again

Don’t call me a shopaholic, but here’s my second post about a shopping excursion. We stopped at Job Lots in Ossippee on our way up Highway 16. Autumn is here and summer folks need tarps. Job Lots is great with a

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