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Kiengkham's Korner: fascination with the derby and a garden

My husband and I attended a derby party. I love dressing up for the derby! I had so much fun at the party. It is a fun experience bidding on a horse (or watching the bidding). It can get intense!
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Of course the week could not go by without us in the garden. I took more photos of the garden. Last time I did not have enough time. I've added more vegetables to the mix! My mom gave us mint, onions and string beans to add. She also gave me peppers which are doing great!

My Easter Lily. This is part of my inside collection of flowers.

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Bell Pepper




Thai Basil


Thai hot peppers


Lemon Basil


My mom's thai hot peppers


My pink climbing roses. They have grown/bloomed so fast! What a big difference in a week. The first photo was taken on March 28th and the second photo was taken on April 3rd.

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Mint. This was also transferred from my mom's garden.


Lemon Grass (Lemon Grass, Mint, and Lavender is a natural mosquito repellant)


These are the flowers Souwan got for a $1 on sale! They have fully bloomed and are so pretty. They also have a nice fragrance. Just last week.




(New) We planted these a few weeks ago. I never got around to taking photos of them. These are Hydrangeas.


Green Onions. These were transferred from my mom's garden too.










My husband picked some of the dill from our garden to add to his cool ranch dip!


It was a very beautiful day. We made our first seafood boil and had it out on the patio. We got the mix from World Market. The ingredients are mostly from the grocery store (corn, potatoes, squid, shrimp, crab meat, mussels, and sausage) . This is perfect if you like seafood and spicy food.

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I have been behind on couponing posts. Here is our latest haul. Total before coupons =$59.15, after coupons = $18.80. We saved about 68%.



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