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Garden Update for June 2013

Tonight Lea came over for a short visit to check on me and to bring some gifts for Mackenzie. I snuck out while they were playing with trains to put in a load of laundry, and I noticed that the light in the backyard…

June 20, 2013
Gardening Recipes

Top 10 Recipes for Spring Strawberries

Last weekend we had a haul of 8 pints of delicious, locally grow strawberries to contend with. This past weekend we outdid ourselves and picked over 22 pounds of beautiful Sweet Charlie strawberries. We spent most of Sunday washing, hulling, de-stemming, and freezing them.…

June 6, 2013
At Home Family Going Green Life

Family Meal Plan – Week of May 21

This weekend’s meal planning was a little haphazard — we tried to squeeze too much into our Sunday — but I think we’re pleased with it overall. We went to the strawberry festival at the Franklin Farmer’s Market on Saturday and already had two…

May 19, 2013
At Home DIY Gardening Going Green

Urban Homesteading

Back in February I stumbled across The Homestead Experiment. JulieAnn and I share a lot of the same philosophies and goals relating to modern living and living slowly. It’s a challenge sometimes to marry the two, but like JulieAnn and her family, Chris and…

May 13, 2013
Family Gardening Mackenzie

Mackenzie’s Garden

Chris re-built Mackenzie’s garden box on Sunday night and created a little arrangement for her that we call “Mackenzie’s garden.” She had so much putting the dirt in the boxes and planting them up. She even picked out the orange tomato cage. Mackenzie is…

May 10, 2013