Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fairy Garden

Every time we go camping the girls make a Fairy Alter, a precise lay out of moss, pine cones, feathers, any lovely bit we find is a candidate. So when I washed ashore on The Magic Onion’s Fairy Garden Contest … Continue reading

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5th Week Pictures

Summer has run away with us, I’m a few weeks behind in posting pictures. But we’ve been having sooo much fun! I hope you have too. We’ve had a wonderful few days walking down to water the garden & catch … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Soap!

I went to drop some laundry in the machine when I remembered I’d run out of soap. I’d made the last batch 9 weeks ago, at 3 or 4 loads a week, so somewhere between 27 & 36 washings a … Continue reading

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Potatoes in Pots, and other container gardens.

It’s mid June, the potatoes have jumped in height from one week to the next. I had to take off the roof to the bird-cage so they could stretch out. The blueberry bush my friend gave me last summer had … Continue reading

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4 Week Pictures

We’ve had just two short showers in about three weeks. My (broken) toes were feeling up to it so my girly and I walked the six blocks to the garden tonight. It was missing the rain, and us. I can … Continue reading

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Black Bean Fudge!

Black Bean Fudge, yes for real, beans can be sweet. This is the treat my husband loves the most. And the only way I can get my kido to eat beans. 3 c  cooked black beans rinsed. 1 c coconut … Continue reading

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Gratitude and the E.R.

Friday morning, still groggy from staying up to late watching the Hatfield’s & McCoys (gosh it was good) and under caffeinated. My stubborn ambition to get way to much done in a day, found me driving a pitch fork through … Continue reading

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