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2013 Herb Garden

June 4, 2013
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“Where are the herbs?” you might ask when you see the other garden posts.  Herbs are certainly some of the most commonly grown plants for amateur gardeners, and just like with growing greens they’re very rewarding because you can continually harvest throughout the summer. After a failed herb garden last year planted in a shady […]

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2013 Garden Update 1

May 30, 2013
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Even though these posts are appearing closely the garden has been growing about six weeks now!  The sun is high, enthusiasm is high, and the tomato plants are especially high! It makes me drool when I look at this cluster of flowers and buds on this Sweet 100 plant. I hear this tomato is especially […]

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Garden Part Two: 2013 Planting

May 17, 2013
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From Matt: [Read part one here!] I think I say some version of this in every conversation I have about gardening: I’m not a great gardener… yet!  It has always bothered me that gardening takes so long to learn – you basically only get one chance a year.  But reassuringly, all the old timers at […]

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Garden Part One: Plants In A Box

May 13, 2013
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I am so lucky to be married to a man who loves to experiment – with beer, with bread and with plants. Here’s the first of several posts this summer on our backyard garden from Matt! When the temperature starts getting warmer, you can only stare at the weedy garden for so long until you […]

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Around The House

April 29, 2013
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What’s new around our place? Other than loads of green pollen on everything, naturally. Herbs as “floral” arrangements. Loved this cilantro centerpiece! Much cheaper than flowers too. Our new Young House Love light! From the Shades of Light collection. Before we had a man in a sombrero at the foot of our basement stairs. After […]

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Redecorate.

February 21, 2013
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Last weekend Matt and I tackled a home improvement project: painting our master bedroom. We also rearranged the furniture for a whole new look. When we moved into our house, we had it painted Benjamin Moore Veranda View. And I have hated the color ever since! We didn’t get a chance to test the green […]

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Home Neat Home: 2.0

June 28, 2012
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Just created an updated page with all things organization in our new house! Find it here.

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