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Potato Casserole and New Peas (Gluten, Dairy, and Corn Free)

Mondays are supposed to be meatless around here but I couldn’t resist adding a little bacon to this recipe. There were no leftovers.[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:1] Since the peas have finally started producing we had new peas (mostly snow peas) as a side … Continue reading

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Bits Of Life

Lately we’ve been: hitting the neighborhood playground! Just a couple of blocks from our house it’s not our favorite but it is a change of scene. Working in the yard, and trying to make a play space that works for … Continue reading

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Through The Doldrums?

So we had a week of sickness and a week of recovering from sickness/cleaning up the house. That was spring break. And the weather finally has started to feel spring-like which means I have a little more energy and a … Continue reading

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This and That

It’s another beautiful evening. The children are playing on the sidewalk in front of the house, S is off at a bike race, and Jack and I are on the front porch enjoying the evening. I’m just musing over the … Continue reading

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Garden Progress

There was some other work that needed to be done too, so out we went. I had moved several loads of compost into the pea bed earlier in the week, so planting the peas went fairly quickly. This was a … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring!

Right about this time of year, I am ready to start planting things. Generally the weather tantalizes me with a few nice days and then returns to winter grey and cold. When that happened this year I decided to do … Continue reading

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First Days of Spring

The past several days have been pretty and warmish. Warm enough to tempt us all outside, even Jack got to play on the porch in the sun! I’ve adjusted the schedule to make room-time later by two hours which gives … Continue reading

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Early Spring?

Supposedly the groundhog didn’t see his shadow on Saturday and we are due for an early spring! I sure hope so, as at least one child has been sick every week since Christmas and that is starting to get a … Continue reading

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The Sunflower

The garden bed in front of the house faces south and tends to be hot and dry. This year I decided to plant it with tall, heat tolerant things and installed a soaker hose. My hope was that enough plants … Continue reading

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A Brief Glimpse

I walked out to the front garden this morning and found this: As long as I had the camera out I took a few pictures of the front garden. I expect things to really be blooming in a week or … Continue reading

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