We finally did it – we got chicks! We picked up the little ladies from our neighborhood nursery – City Farmers. They had three varieties available, Barred Rock, Speckled Sussex, and Americana. We attempted to get one of each variety – but the Sussex and Americana look very similar at this age so we won’t… Continue reading chickens
A few months ago – maybe around Halloween – I started questioning my use of social media. I’d spend hours hunched over the tiny screen, scrolling Instagram mindlessly. I didn’t like it. It hurt my neck. It hurt my soul. I started to try and catch myself and ask what I was trying to achieve… Continue reading social exodus
Remember that onion bed that the bermuda grass ate up? I cleaned it out and put some grass-supressing hay all around the outsides of the bed. I also added a little cardboard to the back side where the grass is the most aggressive.
My friend Barbarella really focused on making gourmet chocolate bonbons as her Covid hobby. She started out making hot chocolate bombs, and something about working with chocolate as the medium caught her and now she makes tiny, delicious works of art. She invited me over several months ago – before she was able to take… Continue reading chocolate x-mas eve
Every year, Jordan and I have our own little holiday dinner just for us, and usually on or around December 23. Sometimes we cook something, sometimes we put together the most decadent charcuterie board we can think of.
It may have been a few weeks later than I wanted, but the garden is finally tidied up for winter. Hopefully all the seedlings don’t mind the cooler weather. I know for sure they don’t mind the rain.