Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring time meals

This morning for breakfast I am having all the kale that began to bolt, sauteed with last year’s leeks.  They are still tender in the ground, but bound to get woody if I leave them in for too long.  And … Continue reading

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Front Bed, end of march

Trelissed up the peas in the front bed today.  They are only 1 to 2 inches tall, but I am ready for them. Planted in arugula starts yesterday.  Soon I will pull the beautiful bolted purple cabbage and last year’s … Continue reading

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The year’s first sun tea

Today and yesterday were warm and sunny enough that I have a glass pitcher of sun tea brewing on the porch.  The tea is made of the first herbs up; fennel leaves and lemonbalm.  It is sweetened with a little … Continue reading

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Home spun

The other night I started spinning again.  It is a good way to relax. This yarn is the second batch I have ever spun.  The first was the thick grey wool yarn I wrote about several months ago.

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Fraction Tree

This fraction tree is one of our homeschooling lessons today. We recently visited a fourth grade classroom where I got a great idea.  The teacher had a fraction tree drawn on the board.  We are starting in on fractions, and … Continue reading

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Pickled Red Onions

Hoping to can up some red onions pickled in garlic infused red wine vinegar.  A very small canning batch, just 3 1/2 red onions.

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