Tag Archives: vegetables

The story in a box

Mrs. Claborne has been working on a special project with the kids where each one writes one page of a story. They have to know where the characters left off and progress the action of the story, but each child … Continue reading

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Jacob’s field trip

Jacob and I went on a field trip to Tanaka Farms! We rode in the back of a tractor and sampled all kinds of things growing on the farm. Then we picked strawberries in the field, and ate as many … Continue reading

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Garlic zoodles with cilantro and cucumber

   I have been craving a certain dish from PF Chang’s…their garlic noodles. They are spicy and fragrant with refreshing cucumber matchsticks and fresh cilantro. Today I replicated it pretty closely using my new obsession: zoodles.  Zoodles are zucchini noodles … Continue reading

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More Pictures From Tanaka Farms

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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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Best salad ever recipe

It’s here! I finally typed it up all nice and pretty so you can print it out!  Click the link below for my pickled vegetable salad. Later on, I’ll post a recipe for pickled vegetables! Pickled vegetable salad

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Farmer’s Market Dinner

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Jacob makes a smoothie

The other day, Jacob got a plastic pitcher out of a cabinet, filled it with fabric veggies, and pretended to blend it all up like a smoothie. Then he handed josh and I little bowls and proceeded to pour us … Continue reading

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Garden updates and helpers

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The secret life of seeds

I planted seeds in some old plastic pots. They started to break the surface, so it was time to plant. I had to photograph how amazing the root system was on the green beans. Seen below, I planted chives, corn, … Continue reading

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