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A special day in the garden

Last week at preschool, we only ended up with three students, so we had snack and playtime in the garden at St. Paul’s. Jackson made the beautiful necklace that Mrs. Young is wearing and had given it to her that … Continue reading

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Las Vegas part II: Massaros, monorail, and the strip

Our day started really wonderfully with a visit from the Massaros who were on their way to Utah! Then, josh went to the convention and the kids and I boarded the monorail to the strip. Our hotel (Embassy Suites) was … Continue reading

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The preschool garden

One of our summer activities this year was to water the garden at Jacob’s preschool. It was a lot of fun for the kids to play there! I can see why the students love it. They grow all kinds of … Continue reading

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Jacob and the Giant Beet

 Our neglected garden patch was hiding one monster beet:       He was planted last fall!      A lot can happen when you ignore a garden because of pregnancy nausea and then a broken ankle… Jacob and I have been working … Continue reading

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Artichoke flower

Letting the garden go meant that these artichokes flowered and can’t be eaten, but they are pretty as a centerpiece! Thanks to Linda for cutting them for me to enjoy.       

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Home grown

So I grew a monster cauliflower in the yard…which I was very proud of. Like most things I grow, I set it on the counter for a while to let any critters crawl out. Over the course of 24 hours, … Continue reading

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Today’s harvest

These two plump, ripe strawberries.

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Metal-stamped plant markers from old silverware

I’ve been wanting to make these for a while, but boy were they difficult! My helpful assistants, Josh and Jacob, helped me flatten the spoons with a forklift! Then I took out my metal stamps and went to town. It … Continue reading

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Sunflower

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Today’s harvest

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