Thursday, May 8, 2008

Lovely Lavender

from World Book: Lavender is a small bush that bears fragrant flowers and leaves. It belongs to the mint family....Lavender comes from the Latin word lavo, meaning to wash. This name was used because the Romans put the leaves and flowers in the water when they bathed. In tradition, lavender represents purity.
We are taking a quick break to boil eggs and make a tuna fish salad, and then back to our gardening, where, among other plants, we are cultivating lovely lavender. Click here for a link to cooking with this fragrant herb.
We celebrated M's birthday yesterday. Since she was my first baby, I was thinking how super fast the time goes by and how very blessed I am to be a mother.

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