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Spring 2017 Gardening

Please be patient as I work my garden. In my garden… Boys wander, read, dig, snack, and Play Dogs sniff and explore Friends are welcome Off-cast plants are welcome too Slugs are strongly discouraged {as are rabbits and deer} We welcome the return of our pollinators We give thanks to God for rebirth Spring has… Continue reading Spring 2017 Gardening

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I Can’t Resist

I Can’t Resist How can I resist the siren song of free plants? I acquiesce More green Less turf Nature wins Thanks to Frank of Dutch Goes the Photo response ‘Resistance is Futile’ to the Resist prompt on The Daily Prompt. This prompt reminds me of my insatiable urge to garner plants at Green Elephants,… Continue reading I Can’t Resist

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2016 Retrospective

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! I’ve enjoyed having so much time with my boys over the last month, but I won’t lie: I have missed working on my blog regularly! I have big plans to freshen it up in the New Year, as well as… Continue reading 2016 Retrospective

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The Oregon Grape

Originally posted on A Gardener's Table:
Wild Fruit for a Tart and Tasty Jelly In the woods one day, my friend Jocelyn saw me eat an Oregon grape, tried one herself, and screamed. I was unfazed; just after my daughter, not yet two years old, had eaten her first Oregon grape, she had pantomimed…

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Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Hello! Welcome to a quick guide to my annual Homeschool {Academy} Planning 101! Thank you for joining me on my adventure 🙂 Every year, our homeschool planning goes through the same motions. Here’s a quick tutorial of how I prepare to plan for a new Year of Learning! First,think about how you’re #winning at life… Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

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Golly! I’ve been Gardening and Living IRL!

Warning! Garden Love follows 🙂 The weather in the Pacific Northwest is uncommonly warm. No hot! I’ve been busy planting seeds, amending garden beds, staking flowers, mulching, pulling weeds… And I love it! My husband and I were surprised when we moved to the Pacific Northwest and yards are not measured in acres (or fractions… Continue reading Golly! I’ve been Gardening and Living IRL!

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Volunteers in the Driveway

It’s difficult to be disappointed with Volunteer Plants in the driveway! I’d love to tell you that I’ve got a juicy, lengthy, or poignant blog post, but no. In the Pacific NW, we’ve been experiencing 80 degree temps, sunny skies, gardening and mowing to be done. And the writing…yes! Writing to be done…and “miles to… Continue reading Volunteers in the Driveway