Category Archives: House

Kitchen Before & After

I think it’s fun to see how a room can be transformed, so here are our before and after photos from our kitchen renovation this summer. We left for 10 days this summer and had the kitchen gutted while we … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, House | 8 Comments

Harvest Monday & Flower Garden Work

As usual, the blog goes quiet when work picks up outside. We have had a few harvests lately, lettuce, overwintered leeks, sorrel, spinach, bok choy and tatsoi. We had a great stir fry with our bok choy this week as … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, asian greens, flowers, fruit trees, greens, harvest, House, leeks, lettuce | 4 Comments

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Often I only show the best that’s happening around here. Today’s a bit different, I’m sharing the good, the bad & the ugly. The good: Tomatoes are picking up, especially the sungolds. I’ve harvested the first of my Pruden’s Purples, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, animals, Garden, harvest, House, pests | 6 Comments

Quiet Blog/ Busy Home

My blogs been rather quiet lately as the garden’s under a layer of snow. We’ve been busy around the house but too busy to blog about much. My mom commented how quiet the blog was, so here’s an update. Before … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, House, knitting, quilts, sewing, sweater, W.I.P., Winter | Tagged , | 2 Comments

House Projects: The Dining Room

When we bought our house last year, we painted three rooms right away. Last fall we painted a fourth. This summer’s project was to paint the dining room and kitchen. When I’d made curtains for the space last summer, we … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, House, life | Tagged , , | 8 Comments