Author Archives: jenny

yada yada yada

i’ve mentioned kathleen norris before, but can i just say again that I LOVE HER! she always seems to give voice to things i can not and i’ve found her to be a great friend these last several months. the … Continue reading

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oh yes i did.

hello friends! you can take my hiatus from garden updating as a good sign that the chipmunks have won. yes. they did. here are a few beautiful red juliette tomatoes peaking through the vines: and, then they got eaten. by … Continue reading

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supplementing

so i’m not too excited about the state of the basil i grew from seed…it is super dinky. and with the disappointment of the strawberries, i decided to supplement my basil. i bought the “live basil” from price chopper’s produce … Continue reading

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uh oh.

bad news everybody. there are no strawberries. and by that i mean, there are NO strawberries…except for one stubby deformed one. do you remember all the pretty blooms on the FORTY EIGHT strawberry plants i lovingly put into the earth? … Continue reading

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The heart

A couple of months ago, I read a book by Kathleen Norris called “The Cloisture Walk.” It was awesome. She is a married (well now widowed) Protestant woman who spends several months at a time living in a Benedictine monastery. … Continue reading

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dinner last week

smoked gouda and spinach stuffed chicken. easy and delicious. and the spinach was extra yummy since it came from the backyard!

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a harvest!

so today i harvested spinach (for smoked gouda and spinach stuffed chicken later this week) and some lettuce for tacos…yay! here’s the before… and after… if i remember to take a picture of the meals made with these greens, i’ll … Continue reading

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