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BURSSELS. Yes, you read that right, in our household we call Brussels Sprouts ‘Burssels’ for no good reason other than I think it’s funny. Burssels happen to be my favorite vegetable. 438 more words


Allotment and Potting Shed Updates 22nd July 2016

The last week has been incredibly hot, with temperatures in the high twenties and low thirties most every day. I don’t mind the heat, but the humidity some days has made things feel quite oppressive. 18 more words

Garden / Allotment

Textile Arts: Crochet Cushion Cover

This cushion cover was made to save an ugly-but-useful-boring-beige cushion I was given by a friend. I’ve been crocheting for over 30 years; coming from a family of seamstresses, my love for textile arts started at a very early age. 374 more words

Self Sufficiency

The Power of Vision Boards

Vision boards are one of those things I have never quite believed in. Which is silly, because what could be more powerful in creating your future than creating a visual for your mind to view every day? 643 more words

Apartment Life

Urban Gardening: Recycled Shaded Area Structure - Revisited

On April 18, I published a post about the building of a shaded area stucture for our garden that was 100% made with recycled materials – you can read the whole post… 167 more words

Self Sufficiency

D.I.Y Raised Bed - An Israelite's Garden

Shalom Israel MHNCB!

I’m so excited to be writing this post, Gardening is a love my mom/teacher instilled in me as a little girl and looking back I couldn’t be more grateful to her All Praises! 1,060 more words



Deep in sleep I felt my arm being shaken. “Huh?” I questioned. Through the grogginess I realized that it was my wife. “It’s time,” she told me. 1,809 more words