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Hey there, awesome peeps! How’d your weekend turn out? Did you catch a little luck of the Irish for St. Paddy’s Day on Friday? We enjoyed an Irish-themed night with family, food and shenanigans. It was a great time! Spring is coming, but our winter was short – bittersweet considering the weather has been beautiful and unfortunately, […]

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Do you remember a while back, I mentioned that we installed sod in our backyard? I even told you how we were able to train Jones not to use it as a toilet. Anyway, it was a huge project, and I couldn’t have guessed it would have turned out so beautifully! We had grass in […]

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Hey there, hot stuff! How’s your summer starting out? We are hanging in there so far, and I say “so far” because it’s going to be a LONG one. Our garden is already showing signs of buckling under the pressure of June/summer/desert/hell. We’ll make it, we’re use to it.  And I can’t complain, because our […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, or caught the mention in this post, you already know we recently installed sod. I’m planning a post for the how-to, but in the meantime, I’ve been inspired to totally overhaul our yard to create an oasis to escape to. When it isn’t sweltering outside, that is. We’ve been […]

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Hi! How’s your spring starting out? We’ve had some unpredictable weather so far this season, but I think a lot of the US has, so I won’t complain.  At least there’s no snow.  And it’s sort of fitting, because this year has been a little unpredictable for us personally.  I’ll get into that in a […]

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Oh, Sunday night…. It’s just not fair! How was your weekend? Did you have fun, get stuff done, relax? I don’t know about you, but I get pretty bummed Sunday nights after a great weekend.  I just want to throw a tantrum toddler style.  It won’t help.  But it’s tempting… I started the weekend with […]

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Happy Weekend Eve! How was your Monday thru Friday? Things were good around here, just enjoying the weather, working for the Man and you know, living life.  We’ve got a birthday party this weekend, I’m meeting up with my mentee and then Football Sunday.  The usual.  It’s a good life 🙂 So, the garden.  I […]

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How’s it going? We have had a pretty busy monsoon season around here this year, and it’s been fantastic for the garden. The rosebushes are blooming and smelling delicious.  Jones has loved helping to water/get soaked every other day.  The basil will be harvested after this post for pesto, freezing and drying.  The mint is […]

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Oy.  It’s hot here.  Like, melt your face off hot.  How are you? Staying cool? I hope so.  The garden is hating life right now, just like the rest of us.  Except we get to hide out in the air conditioning, while our poor plants are suffering out there in hellish temperatures.  For the sensitive […]

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Happy Sunday! How’d your weekend go? The garden post is coming at you a little late this month, but trust me, you aren’t missing much.  It’s hot and miserable here and the garden hates me right now.  She’s hanging in there, but every day I go out there and things are slooooowly shrinking away.  I […]

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