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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...

Meal plan for June 11th – 16th

We had some gorgeous weather here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest this week.  I’m not exaggerating – our raspberries have put on almost 1 foot of growth since June 1st.  It is incredible and...

Mother Earth News Fair 2013

Oh my gosh, I had so much fun at this year’s fair!!!  There were workshops, talks, vendors, and some of the loveliest people I’ve had a chance to meet lately. It was also a...

10 minute Asian noodle salad

10 minute Asian noodle salad

If you love to slave away for hours on a weeknight making a dish while your family is hungry, grumpy, and impatient, this recipe is not for you. If you love something that comes...

A Quilt for Violet

One of my best friends in the world, had her third baby recently.  Little Violet joined two older brothers, and inherited absolutely nothing of use from them. Well, nothing pretty at least. Auntie Sarah...