We Built an Enclosure for My Raised Bed to Protect the Tomatoes from Squirrels

Dear Friends, If you’ve been following my blog since last summer, then you know all about my never-ending battle with the squirrels. Last year, I did not get to harvest one single tomato because the squirrels stole every one before they were even ripe. This year I decided to build a raised bed, andĀ build anContinue reading “We Built an Enclosure for My Raised Bed to Protect the Tomatoes from Squirrels”

I Give Up! This Part of the Garden Just isn’t Going to Work

Dear Friends, One week ago today I went home for lunch, and took my seat at the table on the patio to eat. This table sits right next to my Spring garden bed, which holds my lettuce, spinach, kale, radishes, carrots and beets. I put everything out between mid-March and mid-April, and it’s now theContinue reading “I Give Up! This Part of the Garden Just isn’t Going to Work”

The Garden is In and I Have Photos to Share!

Dear Friends, Firstly, I apologize that I’ve been remiss on keeping you up to date on the garden! I’ve had quite a bit going on and haven’t been on top of the picture-taking as of late. This is the one thing that has kept me from sharing with you, so now I have some lostContinue reading “The Garden is In and I Have Photos to Share!”

My 2019 Goals Progress Report — How am I Measuring Up?

Dear Friends, I can’t believe it — two weeks from tomorrow my kids leave to spend the summer at their dad’s. This year is a third of the way over already and it still feels like it just began. The days are flying from the calendar like dust in the wind, and I can’t catchContinue reading “My 2019 Goals Progress Report — How am I Measuring Up?”

My Apocalyptic April is in Its Final Stretch

Dear Friends, If you can’t tell by the title of this post, April has been the epitome of madness. It has been up, down, exhausting, exhilarating, and is forcing me to come undone down to my core and spring up again anew. One of my goals for 2019 was to kick my insomnia’s ass…which I’dContinue reading “My Apocalyptic April is in Its Final Stretch”