Category: Composting

Warm weekend, work and another plan!

This weekend we were lucky to have some beautiful weather close to the sixties! It definitely made me start getting more excited about what I’m growing this year and it has me checking out the flowers that are coming back! On Saturday I was… Continue Reading “Warm weekend, work and another plan!”

Homestead-y week for winter

Sometimes it’s hard to have too much to post on here in winter. Nothing is really growing, other than the indoor plants. Absolutely nothing is being harvested and some days it feels like winter will be lasting forever! I am hosting a little local… Continue Reading “Homestead-y week for winter”

2020 Goals!

I have been setting goals for close to five years. Writing them down and reflecting on what I have achieved makes me feel much more accountable. One big change for my goals this year is that I’ve reduced the number of goals. I normally… Continue Reading “2020 Goals!”

2019 Goals Finale!

Hello 2020! After staying up finishing my quilt on New Year’s Eve, I am proud to say that my goals went pretty well this year! 2019 can be best described as the craziest roller coaster ride that I have ever been on. The ups… Continue Reading “2019 Goals Finale!”

Beautiful December Week!

It has been so incredibly warm this week! Like, 60 degrees warm! I won’t complain at all! Let me share my favorite thing that I got for Christmas: I plan on riding this sweet ride to and from work when the weather allows. It… Continue Reading “Beautiful December Week!”

Potato stamp wrapping paper

I catch myself getting a little bummed by how much waste is created by the holidays. So, I do my best to cut way back on gifts, give experiences and avoid all of the holiday excess. When it comes to wrapping paper, so much… Continue Reading “Potato stamp wrapping paper”

October 2019 Goals

Hello November! Yes, it’s already day 12 of the month, but October was still beautiful! The leaves were so colorful this year! During October I visited Ocean City MD to attend a conference and then back to Baltimore for the teacher of the year… Continue Reading “October 2019 Goals”

Harvesting and planting on a Monday night

We had a light frost on Sunday evening, so I decided it was time to start bringing in most of the pumpkins and gourds! I am absolutely proud of the huge Dickinson pumpkins that I grew this year! All 98 pounds of them! Plus,… Continue Reading “Harvesting and planting on a Monday night”

September 2019 Goals Update

Goals are meant to be crushed, right?! That’s exactly what I’m trying to do as a mom, teacher and organic gardener. But, I don’t feel like I have been focused enough on these goals. So, I’m going to be working harder in October! And… Continue Reading “September 2019 Goals Update”

Visiting Tylerton Island and learning about the Chesapeake Bay

The past few days I went on one memorable adventure. Since I was chosen as a teacher of the year, we were given a trip to Smith Island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay! I walked away with a great group of new… Continue Reading “Visiting Tylerton Island and learning about the Chesapeake Bay”