Monthly Archives: July 2012

Finally

July is coming to a close and I finally have tomatoes! I was getting less than a handful a day (and was starting to worry that my six foot tall plants would give nothing but green), but worry no more! … Continue reading

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Garden lessons from this week

1) Just because you don’t get a bug one year doesn’t mean you won’t get it the next. Next year I will collar my squash with burlap, spray them with insecticidal soap preventatively, and plant two staggered crops to prevent destruction … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

I’m working in an office again. It’s only 10 hours a week at this point, but it still involves the following activities that working from home does not: Packing a lunch Getting Dressed Showering Making small talk Arriving somewhere on … Continue reading

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Flea Market…

A couple weekends ago I was lucky enough to have childcare on the weekend (thanks to an in-laws visit!) What did this mama do with her free time, you ask? I took a trip to the flea market..alone :). I … Continue reading

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The silver lining…

I’m trying to get as much food out of my yard as possible. The longterm goal is to feed my family all year round, but at this point (hey there squash borer and epic heat wave you P.O.S.s) I’m just … Continue reading

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I’m distraught

Wah I know that there are bigger challenges in this world, but I am distraught today over the death of my squash none the less. Here they are before the sickness: And now I have squash borers. Here’s how gross … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Hello out there! I love a good holiday themed celebration, so this morning, while my little one played and my husband rested up from another long night of work, I made the following fourth inspired feast. There’s still time to … Continue reading

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