Brownie House Garden

Here a summery magical post from Midwestern Plant Girl, a lover of Brownies. I would definitely trade some porridge for fixing things! πŸ™‚ I hope you enjoy this Brownie House. Have a great week ahead! Warmly, Brenda

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My husband built a Brownie House a few months ago, hoping to attract a nice family of Brownies to help us fix the many broken items we have at our home.
imagewpid-20150701_122637.jpgBrownies are flightless fairy folk, similar to a hobgoblin, who love to fix things that are broken and improving them where possible. They do not like to be seen and will only work at night, traditionally in exchange for small gifts of food. Among food, they especially enjoy porridge and honey. Also, when ingredients are left out, they will bake something delicious, although they always attempt to make it into a dessert. I must have been a Brownie in a past life….

The Brownies that moved in didn’t seem to like the front walk and re-laid it more to their liking. I wanted their home to be a lovely retreat to enjoy during the day while they were resting…

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  1. I have that old book (“The Illustrated Treasury of Children’s Literature,” edited by Margaret E. Martignoni.) This has one man’s interpretation of Brownies in it, drawn and written by Palmer Cox. I like the thin, spry Brownies, Brenda. I like their helpful ways you mentioned sewing and repairing; along with their little antics, too. Thanks for sharing this and will check out full version, too.
    Have a fantastic weekend, Brenda. πŸ™‚ β™‘

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