Springtime Separations

April 11, 2014


┬áMore of my kiddos are leaving. Sometimes they leave and I’m grateful for them and happy for them and wishing them well and telling them to call or write, but knowing that, come on, they’re 4, of course they won’t, but they feel better that I asked and I feel better knowing I expressed my […]

Posted in: personal, work


March 25, 2014


the lavender is in bloom these are the best tomatoes ever bluebird? not sure? one of paula’s tiny kittens paula and her babies – they all love to poop in the food dish the blackest black bunny ever nate thinks this one is my favorite buckwheat street painter in lakeland kale and coriander nasties! calendula […]

Posted in: critters, garden

Ren Fest 2014

March 9, 2014


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Snakes, a Recipe, & Aquaculture

February 28, 2014


Our snake friend is back! We love having guys like this around since they help keep our pest population down. I came across the shed skin near the fence in our yard and meant to bring it in to show the kids, but it needed to dry and I managed to forget it outside and […]

Posted in: critters, food, garden, personal

cinnamon & chipotle pear sorbet

February 18, 2014


A recipe. A delectable, sweet-with-just-enough-kick sorbet to both say goodbye to winter and welcome the equally smack-you-in-the-face all of a sudden arrival of florida’s non-existent “spring” where it will go abruptly from the 60′s to the 80′s. I stole my recipe…ish. It was intended to be a jam. I even intended for it to be […]

Posted in: food

Bagel, like it rhymes with waggle

February 16, 2014


This post is last since it was supposed to be a part of pin-along Saturdays with Tricia over at Farmish Momma, but I’ve never been good with deadlines, so I’m not sweating it now. I found a recipe for homemade bagels in this list of awesome looking breakfast foods over at A Beautiful Mess via […]

Posted in: food, Uncategorized

I’ve forgotten how to art (& the garden stuff as usual)

February 8, 2014


This doesn’t look like much, and may not end up being much, but I am attempting, as a part of Tricia’s pin-along Saturday’s to stream things like this and am intending to embroider our dill flowers over the paint. My garden provides plenty of alternative fiber art inspiration, but the majority of my work with […]

Posted in: art, critters, garden

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