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Weekly photo challenge: rare

Rare is the excessive heat warning currently in effect in Western Washington. As I write this the husband and I are sitting on the patio sipping cool white wine. 85 more words


Homestead Fog

An early Sunday morning in the hills of Virginia–mid-July, but cool. The fog rolled in, a gauzy filter on the sunlight just breaking through. Half the world disappeared, and the chairs sat empty like ghosts.


The Preservation of food Part 1: Lacto-fermented Carrot

A few months ago we started participating in a food share program called Feed My Sheep. Once a month I pack up the van with a bunch of laundry baskets and some dear friends and we drive about 45 minuets to a little country church to pick up a few shares of food, and lets be honest, a little mom sanity time! 895 more words

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Good Morning Love

So, the husband has to get up before I do and although I tell him I want to get up with him and have a jump-start on the day … let’s be honest I usually get a few more ZzZz’s. 178 more words

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Great-Grandma Sarah's 24-Hour Dills

Due to late planting, we don’t really have much in the way of garden produce just yet – We’ve gotten a few zucchinis, a couple of cherry tomatoes, and a tiny handful of strawberries. 301 more words


ANDREW LEAHEY - Skyline In Central Time

Skyline In Central Time
Label: Skyline Music
Released: August 5, 2016
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When Life Gives You Lemons

So. I was super duper excited to use vacation time so I could have Friday off from work, who doesn’t love to have an extra weekend day! 1,118 more words

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