Despite the return to cool and rainy weather we had for the past week and a half, my garden continues to grow. I ate my first home-grown blueberry this week, and it was divine. We have been blessed with a prolific raspberry patch whose output is difficult to keep up with. And I really like … Continue reading Growing Up
This week is all about the red and blue. Blueberry picking, a bounty of raspberries in the garden, and a very nearly complete shawl. Just a couple more rows of garter stitch border to go...
When we were preparing to move cross-country last summer, I was feeling a bit bummed out that it meant I wouldn't be planting a garden at our house, after all. I had grand, albeit imaginary, plans of installing raised beds alongside our driveway, the only spot on the property that received a good amount of … Continue reading Around the Farm, Backyard Style
The day we planted the pea seeds was fun. Waiting and watching for the first sign that they were about to poke through the carefully raked soil was sweet anticipation. Watching their tender green leaves struggle up through the soil and reaching out to the sun was exciting. Leaving for … Continue reading Peas and Happiness
Today I am: ♥ feeling inspired by all the mothers in my life, from my own who is about to embark on a great and spontaneous adventure to India for a family wedding; my sister who recently welcomed her second babe and is gracefully navigating all the change that brings; a dear friend who is now … Continue reading Today
Today is a recovery day. I typically stay close to home on Mondays to play catch up (and slow down) after the weekend. I'm feeling a bit tired but oh so happy for all the time spent with friends, old and new, in the luxuriously dry and sunny weather. As you can see, PB was … Continue reading Monday Catch Up
There has been a little bit of cooking and time spent outdoors this week, the latter happening in the small windows between downpours. It's been a wet week, which is good for the plants (tough on my seedlings, though) and a little hard on this at home mama and toddler duo. I made it to … Continue reading Of Food and Flora