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3 Summer Cocktails for the Whole Family, even the Kids

When our family heads up to our home on the Russian River, Lucky Bend Lookout, our summer time rhythm is pretty active but we always make time to enjoy happy hour on the deck overlooking the river. 832 more words


Cheated...just a bit!

I had set goals that I wanted to stick to for this year’s garden. I wanted to start EVERYTHING from seeds, so that it would be a learning process at each step. 289 more words


Odd Bits and Tomatoes

I recently started reading “The New Organic Grower” by Eliot Coleman and it has been interesting so far. Of course, his intended audience is a market grower and not a home gardener but I think his information can be scaled down to smaller gardens. 247 more words


Hardy Kiwi Vines and Sweet Potatoes

The sweet potatoes and kiwi vines I ordered from Baker Creek arrived yesterday, a little earlier than I was expecting. We technically have a couple of more weeks before the generally-accepted last frost date for our area, it they are here nevertheless. 165 more words


Potatoes and Passion Fruit

The first of the Kennebec potatoes I planted in grow bags are sprouting. Hopefully they will make pounds and pounds of potatoes this summer Hahaha… 128 more words


A Hearty, Simple, and Local Lunch

Eating local, healthy, and hearty (gotta fuel those bike trips) doesn’t have to be a big deal, expensive, or anything complicated. This is a pretty typical lunch for me. 129 more words


Mrs Localvore Herbals

When the plants call, you have to answer the phone. I am fully immersed in the study of herbalism and have the entire dining room covered in drying plants and brown coloured liquids in jars to prove it. 314 more words