Category Archives: Green

Garden

I tried to start seedlings this year. The beans beans are the only thing that sprouted. While it may not be too late to start seedlings, I was temped at Ace and picked up some eggplants, tomatoes, and squash on … Continue reading

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The end of the Winter Garden and Menu Plan

It’s been warm for a few weeks. Seeds for summer were planted. Other seedlings were purchased. And since the raised bed was in need of fertilizer and more soil, J and I decided that it was time to pull the … Continue reading

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Menu Plan

Instead of just a menu plan this week, I figured I’d post my shopping list, money spent, and how much packaging I used. Menu Plan Sunday-Mexican pizza (black beans, corn, cilantro, cheese) from Annie’s Eats. YUM!!!! Mondaycoriander steak, brown rice, … Continue reading

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Trying to make a zero waste kitchen

Zero waste is all the rage right now. If you haven’t heard, it is all about reusing and minimizing the waste that goes into landfills. I am all about trying to be more environmentally friendly. Still, I am incredibly attached … Continue reading

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Vermiculture and other home improvements

What is Vermiculture? Composting with worms. Essentially worms speed up the decomposition process by digesting food and other things to produce worm manure. (Find out more about Vermiculture (and composting) here.) I am not terribly fond or worms, but received a free … Continue reading

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Community Supported Agriculture

My first CSA basket. I can’t express how excited I am.   Look at all the wonderful fresh produce from Eatwell Farm.  A large bunch of chard, grapes, 4 plums, 3 nectarines, a boquet of geraniums, chives, 3 yams, a … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the fridge…

It’s that time of the week again…time to plan meals and make a shopping list. While I love drooling over cook books and browsing the aisles of my local co-op, it’s a little frustrating finding room in the fridge for … Continue reading

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