Garden: Solution to Quarantine Blues

Garden: Solution to Quarantine Blues

How has your week been? I don’t know about you, but I spent the last week hoping that April 1st would come with a global APRIL FOOLS announcement and we’d be over the hump of this mysterious time and into the next phase. We’ll...

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Winter is leaving

Winter is leaving

This is the time of year that I look forward to. Some would say we are deep in winter. But all I can think is that Spring is near. We have been busy making new shelters. Putting up more fences, building a woodshed, planning and preparing the...

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Busy as the Bees

Busy as the Bees

someone turned 8 since the last post. When  I take long breaks from the blog I get nervous about what to say next. Like, it’d better be important, meaty and enthralling or the people of the e-verse will wonder why I’d bothered...

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Kinda buggy

Kinda buggy

Today I was sitting on the floor playing with Eliza, the big girls were outside and all was relatively quite, except this pesky tapping. It sounded a bit like dripping, which made me think it needed further investigation. Then, several visions of...

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Planning the Plot

Planning the Plot

There are 2 types of gardeners, perhaps even more. In the two I know there’s the folks that look at a piece of land, want to tear it up, get their fingers as dirty as possible and plant again, and again. Some plants not doing exactly what...

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Fall Signs and Smells

Fall Signs and Smells

we found some of these on our tree, so we picked. and peeled. and peeled some more. and put them in a pot to make sauce. and smelled (sorry, no picture for that) looking forward to more cool mornings, crisp evenings, fall holidays and another...

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Tomato Paper Craft

Tomato Paper Craft

As we harvest, eat, and process the endless supply of tomatoes from our garden, Drew thought of a fun activity making use of tomato peels. The girls loved it, and the outcome is like stained glass… Many recipes for canning tomatoes call for...

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