Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

7:45AM - thumping in the living area announces the presence of someone. I go out to investigate. Israel has just come in from the yard, where he was sleeping in the tent last night, (because that is what outdoors adventurers do when grounded by work and toddlers too much) and is making coffee and cereal. … Continue reading  Just a Monday & Home A Lot {a day in the life}

Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden {book review}

Last year my garden was pitiful. I think it was just in drought mode. We turned off our automatic sprinklers and used an independent sprinkler with a hose instead because our system is not installed right and seems to like to throw 40-50 dollars of water a month right out the door. Soo. The sprinklers … Continue reading Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden {book review}

In My Daddy’s Garden

I stepped between the rows careful to place my feet in the furrows, the hot sun heating up my rubber boots. Pulling the weeds from our rows and rows of vegetables in our family garden was a summer ritual. And then in the fall, harvest came. Around June, we planted the corn in long rows. … Continue reading In My Daddy’s Garden