Monthly Archives: May 2012

Maymageddon

I thought they were supposed to be April showers, not May freak thunderstorms… Seriously though, April was pretty dry around here, but may has been wracked with unpredictable heavy storms.  The one this weekend did a number on the backyard … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Fun

We had a great time this weekend celebrating our freedom.   But we also remember the men and women who have lost their lives so we can even celebrate at all. How did you celebrate?

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Saturday Links and a Baking Abomination

Happy Saturday!  It’s a lazy day this morning, farmers market, puttering, then off this evening to a family birthday celebration.  Just for a little teaser of what’s coming up next week, here’s a picture of an awful looking loaf of … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Limpin’ Along

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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The Raw Milk Debate

Here in Georgia, it is illegal to sell raw milk for human consumption.  The only ways to get raw milk to drink here are to drive across the border (South Carolina is a nice choice, they sell it in grocery … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Wait, It’s Friday?

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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Last Ditch Potato Box OR How Not to Manage Your Garden

So, uh yeah, I hilled my potatoes at the very beginning of the season, but they grew WAY faster than I anticipated, and I ended up with this: This is more potato growth than I’ve ever seen in my life.  … Continue reading

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