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Blogiversary II: Keep On Movin’

Blogiversary II: Keep On Movin’

Watch out now, it’s about to get crazy up in hur as I celebrate my 2nd anniversary of this blog!  It’s been so fun to watch the blog grow and meet new people over the past year, that I can’t wait to see what 2014 has in store.  Check out last year’s blogiversary here. In true … Continue reading

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As spring is in full effect, and with summer not long behind, I’m sure you’ve seen several people post pictures of their vegetable gardens and/or landscaping that has ensued.  We got on the bandwagon as well and I was determined not to miss that opportunity once again. You may recall last year that I talked about … Continue reading

Earth Day 2013: Making A Rain Barrel

Earth Day 2013: Making A Rain Barrel

Did anyone else so something to celebrate this past Earth Day?  I knew Earth Day was coming and thought it would be fun to get baby girl outside to do something with Mother Nature, but alas it slipped my mind.  That was until my friend (from our celiac group) called to ask if I was … Continue reading

Blogiversary I: Get Ready For This!

Blogiversary I: Get Ready For This!

Can you believe it’s been a whole year since I started this bad boy?  Yeah, me neither.  I have to say it’s been a wild ride with lots of learning along the way.  I’m happy that this blog is going where it’s going, but I definitely have plans to make it better. Aww yeah, let’s get your Thursday started … Continue reading

Gardening: How To Ripen Green Tomatoes

Gardening: How To Ripen Green Tomatoes

It’s not rocket science, but I was on the hunt to ripen my green tomatoes (besides the thought of frying or grilling them). While searching, I came across this site showing you ‘How to Ripen Green Tomatoes.’  Maybe you were like me and finally got tomatoes after all your had work and persistence…in the fall.  The guy at … Continue reading

Farmer’s Markets and CSAs

Farmer’s Markets Last weekend, Emma and I made a trip to a local Farmer’s Market in a city 15 miles away, called Denton.  I’ve had my fair share of doing the HUGE Dallas Farmer’s Market but I thought I would find somewhere local closer.  We don’t quite live in the sticks but we are 30 … Continue reading

Composting: 3 Ways

I don’t know if it’s the latest craze or not, but I jumped on the compost bandwagon a little over a year and have loved it!  For those who don’t know, composting is a means of putting kitchens scraps and biodegradable items into a pile or bin with some dry materials, like leaves or shredded paper, … Continue reading

Gardening: Grow Your Own Garden

Gardening: Grow Your Own Garden

It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be out in the front yard sprucing up their landscaping, getting their gardens started, and enjoying this gorgeous weather.  I, too, have jumped on board and finally got my smidge of a garden going. Now I know I’m late on getting everything planted this year but our … Continue reading