Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fat peas and crazy eggs….

 Every day the kids head out to the garden to see what they can score for peas.  “Just pick the fat ones!”  I say.  Fresh peas from the garden, if eaten at the exact right time, are like nature’s candy.  … Continue reading

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A visit

It’s been a week since Great-Grandma Mac has gone home to the Big City, and we’re missing her!  It will only be a month or so, and we’ll be sharing a sunny beach vacation with her! Look at how tight … Continue reading

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Harvesting now:

Scapes!  Scapes are the stem and flower seed head on the garlic plant.  You pull them off so the plant can send it’s energy down into those yummy bulbs….and in the meantime, eat the scapes!  They have a garlic flavor, … Continue reading

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First/Last day!

My first year of sending my first babe out into the world is over!  And a great success!  Thanks to all the great teachers and staff at the Y-Tot’s program!  You guys are awesome!

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Today was Summer’s last day in her preschool program.  Parents were invited, and the kids recited The Pledge of Allegiance for us.  Summer was ecstatic!  So she was trying to teach her brother today while laying for nap, and it … Continue reading

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The other day we were all discussing who had the best subs around.  Grandpa Wally suggested Wegman’s subs were great….I said, “They are, but there’s so much meat!  You can only eat a half of a half.” To which Summer … Continue reading

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‘Round here these days…..

Lots of rhubarb being eaten fresh by the kids, chopped for the freezer and….. ….being baked into yumminess! Chamomile is shooting up everywhere!  So I picked a whole bunch, laid it out ona baking sheet and put it in the … Continue reading

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There’s a new bundle to love in our extended family.  And that can only mean one thing:  crafting! The best part of this little onesie?  It was Summer’s when she was a wee babe !  *Sniffle* I really need to … Continue reading

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Tongue and groove and pine, oh my!

The ceiling is going up!

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First coat!!

Pre-cleaning and pre-painting: Ugh, the clean up was the hardest part!!   All cleaned, ready to paint!  Yay! Whoa, the ceiling might have been the worst part!  In my excitement to get paint on the walls, I conveniently forgot how … Continue reading

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