I Have Built a Small Forest

Imagine a story book forest – it’s mostly filled with sprawling, lichen covered, live oak trees, there is plenty of room to wander around, maybe there’s a stream nearby. It’s straight up magic out of a fairytale and you can’t tell me otherwise. Okay so imagine you are a kid running around in there, but […]

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This Week In the ’21 Garden

Okay, I swear this won’t be a constant thing but I am so excited right now. It is currently 67*F outside and I am only wearing 1 layer of clothing. That’s right, no sweaters, no stupid-long socks, I am dressed for spring. Also, last week’s seedlings are starting to sprout and of course I have […]

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I Almost Had A Chicken Coop

Last weekend was going to be my weekend. You guys, I had spent the days before building it up in my head, telling myself how awesome it was going to be, all the things. This shed is in our back yard. I have secretly loved this shed the whole time we’ve been living here because […]

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This Week in the ’21 Garden

Gardening has begun for me. Well, it started, like, a month ago when I began work on my garden beds, but for most gardeners seed starting is the beginning of gardening. We’ll just stick with that. This week is 8 weeks before the last frost. And the day of the second ice storm in a […]

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A Summer Gardener in the Winter

Today’s post is brought to you a day late by the Virginia Ice Storm. We were without power for two days, without internet for four. The latter was definitely worse. The good that came out of it is these pictures in todays post. What’s funny is that I wrote this post without knowing how awful […]

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Dogwood Granny Square

Last year, after deciding I was going to pursue pattern designing in earnest, this was the first pattern that I made. As I said about my last granny square, I went very original in using a floral theme for my patterns (That’s sarcasm, everyone uses plant and flower names.) I chose dogwood because it is […]

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How TO Do All THe Things – Part 3

Priorities & Planning Today is the last installment (for now) of How to Do All The Things. I have completed my first series. This is a big day. It likely won’t be the last post about this topic because, as I said before, this is something that is very important to me. I am firmly […]

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How To Do All The Things – Part 2

If you are back after my last post then you are something else. The last post was more of the philosophy of how I do all the stuff I do and today is more of the application of how I do it all. For me, this is the most fun part, and is probably more […]

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How To Do All The Things – Part 1

This whole idea of “being on top of your game” in motherhood is a loaded topic. It is also one that I have strong opinions about. And before we get down into it I want to warn you that my opinions are not gently held lambs of encouragement. The friends that mean the most to […]

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I don’t Know What I’m Doing

Is it bad that I am only a month into this and don’t know what to write anymore? Lolz. The difference between this and Instagram is that I had established myself with my audience and that platform. I knew what my people would like to see and could easily throw it together without a second […]

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