Author Archives: Sharon L. Clemens

About Sharon L. Clemens

Sharon and husband Merle and their children owned and operated a specialty shop and restaurant in a restored dairy barn for thirteen years in a village in Illinois. After closing their restaurant, they converted the barn into the family home and moved their shop to the garden level. They operated a collectable shop as a home-based business for another thirteen years before retiring to the country life. Sharon has been a special feature guest on the local NBC telelvision affiliate and has spoken professionally on topics relating to herb gardening and cottage lifestyle. In addition to conducting workshops and programs, Sharon writes a weekly cottage lifestyle e-newsletter called “Cottage Chat” and a Word Press blog: Seasons of Farm Grove. She has written five novels, The Younger Girl, Door County Cottage, Timeless-A Door County Love Story, Door County Cabin and Door County Escape, love stories with traditional values set in Door County, Wisconsin.

TEN THINGS NOT TO DO IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE BIBLE PROPHECY

TEN THINGS NOT TO DO IN THE END TIMES IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE PROPHECY DO NOT RECEIVE CHRIST AS LORD AND SAVIOR DO NOT WATCH FOR THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH. DO NOT BELIEVE THAT THE MILLIONS WHO DISSAPEAR WERE … Continue reading

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10 Things to Do in May

Hunt Morel Mushrooms Bake Fresh Rhubarb Cobbler Get Out the Lawn Furniture Find Bird Nests Plant Garden Seeds Switch Out Winter Clothes For Summer Pick Lilly-of-the-Valley Plant Annual Flowers in Outdoor Pots Paint the Garden Fence Put Your Feet Up with … Continue reading

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RHUBARB PIE SEASON

The rhubarb patch is lush and ready to pick–it must be spring.  I spent the morning baking two fresh rhubarb pies for Sunday dinner.  These golden brown, sugar-topped pies are tempting me as they cool on the counter–but good things … Continue reading

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BREAKING GROUND

[STRAW BALE WITH ZUCHINNI PLANTS, ABOVE] Breaking ground and preparing the garden beds for planting is on my mind in April.  I will be expanding my straw bale gardening this season as last year the results were very positive.  My bales … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS

  Life can change suddenly.  We are still in transition since my father’s death in so many areas.  The property he left behind became an immediate concern.   His estate included a house, 2-story double garage and workshop, old machine shed, … Continue reading

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Fantasy Backyard Farm

I keep telling myself I do not need any critter responsibilities.  But my fantasy farm, the one in my fertile imagination, always includes lambs and chickens, with perhaps a cat or two. A recent issue of Country Garden magazine had … Continue reading

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When the Lamb Stands

After an autumn trip to Israel, the land to which Christ will return in glory, I set my hand to finishing a forty-year commitment.  I began teaching prophecy in my early 20’s and have probably taught the Revelation a hundred … Continue reading

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