Category Archives: life

Out of my gourd

Remember this? That’s my garden consumed by gourds. I’m thrilled that they’re productive, but they leave very little room for other lovely green life. Because I need to make room for my fall plants I thought, ‘maybe I can pull … Continue reading

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Big Girl Bed

My daughter is officially sleeping in a big kid’s bed and I’m loving it! Of course her growing independence is nice. It also marks nearing the end of potty training and the beginning of no more diapers. But let’s get … Continue reading

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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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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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What’s for lunch?

Today I was out working in the garden weeding, watering, and staking plants when I had a revelation. I can eat this stuff. Stupid I know, but I’ve been caring for seedlings and building garden beds, planning, planting, and growing … Continue reading

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Storing the feast

So much garlic, so little time I’ve found the hardest part of learning to garden has been knowing what to do with the food. This is a big learning curve for me. I admit it. As a kid my parents … Continue reading

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