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‘Thar She Grows

I’ve been extremely slackeriffic about posting garden photos this year.  I’ve posted exactly zero.  Whoops.  Go me. Let’s get down to the brass tacks of it. This summer has been AWESOME.  I’m seeing production...

Meal plan for August 5th – 11th

Preview of today’s post: 1) Awesome Greenbox month 2) Four year olds are crazy stalkers 3) Something weird in my garden, and I need your help identifying it! 1) Mitchell from The Homegrown Collective...

These Boys of Mine…

These two have so much fun together that I can barely stand it.     They’re besties, and it’s always sad when Troy is away too much.  They work hard to make sure the...

Meal plan for July 8th – 14th

Well friends, we sure had a go of the warm weather around here lately!  The garden is going crazy (photos at some point), and raspberries and blueberries are ripening hourly.  It’s all I can...

Meal plan for July 1st – 7th

Oh sweet Jesus, it’s hot.  Well, it’s Seattle hot.  Anywhere else in the country would laugh at us, but with no ac, our bodies are not acclimated to this kind of weather.  Our only...

Homemade Strawberry Vanilla Jam

Homemade Strawberry Vanilla Jam

Today, we’re changing up the basic strawberry jam recipe that I went over yesterday.  We’re adding vanilla to it, and spending a bit more time on it, because frankly the results are amazeballs. I...

Confessions, June

Confessions, June

I posted some confessions last month, and you knuckleheads seemed to enjoy them.  I thought perhaps I might do some more.  Would yah like that? Also, I LOVE reading yours, so make sure you...

Meal plan for June 17th – 23rd

We have eaten approximately 492 strawberries in the last week from the garden.  This is how many made it into the house. The rest were transported in Jack’s stomach. My father-in-law is a huge...

Home. Again

Home. Again

Many of you who have been reading for awhile know that Troy and rent the house I grew up in from my parents. Any of you who have been reading this blog since last...