Tag: Eating local

Walk through the garden 6/25

Does anyone else see other gardens and then get worried that yours isn’t great enough? Like garden envy? Turns out that social media is pretty great at only showing the pretty pictures! So, before I show my pretty pictures, know that flea beetles are…

The start of the garden!

This year I decided that I would sprout the seeds that I was growing first to make sure that they were viable. It has been working out well! I have been busy planting and preparing the beds on the pretty days. So far, I…

We’re Debt Free!

Our secret goal that we’ve been working towards! I have to start with our backstory! This wasn’t a quick journey or one that was just started without much thought. Rewind way back to 2005. We started our year off by having a beautiful baby…

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…

Who wants pie?!

This year I grew one really different looking pumpkin! I read that it’s the same kind of pumpkin grown and used by the Libby company. The funny part is, that it looks more like a squash than a pumpkin! They grew really well here…

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,…

August 2019 Goals Update

Hello all! Can you all tell that I’m an elementary teacher and August is my crazy month!? Getting a classroom ready is a ton of work!! That ‘s where I have been! And now, the goal updates: 1. Sew my first quilt– The craft…

Wednesday walk through the garden 6/26

I have been working every evening at pulling weeds and mulching the whole garden. It is starting to look more beautiful by the day! We also have quite the dill forest! I’m hoping to lure in some swallowtail butterflies! And now for the other…

Spring is kinda here!

The temperature has finally been staying above freezing! I’m thinking that Spring really is arriving! The bulb flowers are popping up! Daffodils! And the honeybees are starting to bring in pollen! Check out all of that pollen on her legs! Rhubarb from my Granny’s…

The strange statement that I always get: Your poor husband!

You read that title correctly! I get told the same very strange statement all of the time! “Your Poor Husband!!” This is usually in response to me telling people what we do a little differently at home! Here are a few examples: You don’t…