Tag Archives: Sustainable Living

Container Gardening: Building A Raised Vegetable Garden

At the end of last year I decided that my 8×8 Vegetable patch needed some work. It was floor level and although we added a fence to keep the dogs out, it was hard to manage due to the size … Continue reading

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Dear Spring – My Toddler Requests Your Presence

It’s the second Saturday in March and outside we have a number of feet of snow. What a great year to move to Chicagoland… Monkey’s cabin fever is multiplying by the day and last night she started to cry when … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

The garden did amazing when it came to everything except zucchini… oh well, a neighbor had an abundant zucchini patch next the the savanna (guessing that is why, enough water). This year my Mum decided to grow large yellow tomatoes … Continue reading

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Lovely herbs in little space!

I love to use fresh herbs in various meals.  Dried are always a great option in a pinch, but I prefer to walk outside and just pick what I need.  Herbs from your garden, when cared for, will continue to … Continue reading

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