Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer Time

Summer is here, and life is full. There is so much food to preserve. Our freezer is filling up with fruit. We have gallon zip top bags full of strawberries and raspberries and even fava beans frozen. Raspberry jam was … Continue reading

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Hello Again. I am out in the garden a lot these days, and boy is it growing. I feel I haven’t shown you enough of the garden this spring. And now it is summer. Officially and by ambient air temperature. … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberries!

Hi Guys, Sorry it has been so long since I posted. I accidentally deleted all the info and photos off my phone, simultaneously making it so I couldn’t post up blog posts with it. I will get it figured out … Continue reading

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Home Hung Garlic

Here is a picture of some of last year’s garlic harvest. This is soft neck garlic, which allows for one to braid the stems. I love how it looks braided as a decoration, And having it hanging in the kitchen … Continue reading

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First Strawberries

Our tiny new strawberry patch, made up of just six plants from friends, yielded these beauties today.

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Handmade Hand Towels

Whenever I shop at the health food store I ogle the lovely hand towels in the home goods section. The beautiful prints, the varying textures. But I hold back. At nine bucks a hand towel, I cannot afford to restock … Continue reading

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