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Hello! Not sure if you noticed or not, but it’s winter.  Yeah, I know, SURPRISE! I have some local friends who are rocking the Phoenix winter garden, but I am so totally not.  We had a freeze last month that I was not prepared for, and well… let’s just say, my garden looks like death. […]

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WOW. It’s done. I did it.  Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013: You are conquered!! Honestly, I feel like yesterday happened days ago because it took so much out of me.  What an adrenalin rush! Let’s start with some numbers, shall we? Start time: 5:20 a.m. Total time: 11 hours, 18 minutes (with drive time) Total summits […]

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Hey there! We are less than one week away from the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013, and I’m getting a little nervous.  My hiking partner had to bow out at the last minute, so it is just me.  On my own.  Well, sort of.  I’ll have all the other hikers there to keep me on pace, […]

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It’s that time of month again, where we check in on the garden and see what’s popped up! I haven’t had much time for our little guys this last month, so whatever is happening is going on due to it’s own ambition.  I’ve managed to water once a week (or so) for the last month, […]

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I know we are lucky in Phoenix to have two growing seasons: Spring AND Autumn.  I started seed in September (for that post, click here).  We have babies of mesclun lettuce, cilantro, tomatoes, squash, carrots, snap peas, pumpkin and some unidentified greens.  The basil and pepper plants hung in there all summer, and the eggplant […]

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Hey there! How’s it going? I’m just chugging along over here.  Trying not to freak out over all the stuff we have going on in the next few weeks.  Mostly succeeding, too! 😉 I thought I’d share some more pictures of our front patio all decorated up for Fall.  Have you got your decorations up […]

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Happy Sunday, everyone! We are enjoying the day by finishing up our Fall decorating, alternating with being lazy on the couch.  Gotta love a little moderation, right? HA! I decorated our front porch for Fall a few weekends ago, but never made it to the inside.  We will keep adding decorative touches here and there, […]

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