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Planning a garden of my own in Texas

August 29, 2012


Lately I’ve been obsessed¬† errr… um… distracted by ideas for our garden next year. The past few years while living in Germany, I’ve had the pleasure of growing vegetables on our balcony… And helping to create the first Community Garden in Europe… But now that I have a yard of my own, my list is […]

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Garden plans with a move on the horizon

February 17, 2012


Last year around this time, we had a bit of a warm spell here in Germany. This consequently brought about the early awakening of a few dainty white flowers in my balcony planter. Although it’s been a bit colder this year, my mind has already starting pondering february garden thoughts. I’m not sure why, but […]

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When life gets incredibly busy…

July 25, 2011


The past few days have been incredibly busy! My husband will soon be coming home for his 2 week R&R leave. Which means my world is now a blur of trying to clean, stocking the fridge with red meat, and excitement/anticipation! Team Rosie the Riveter is still going strong! ¬†Only 5 more days until the […]

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Lessons of faith from a garden

July 18, 2011


This past week I feel like I’ve spent my time in constant motion. Running errands, volunteering in our community, and ‘keeping busy’ so I wouldn’t miss Cookie too much. One of the things that always brings my life back into perspective is my garden and my faith. Sometimes life brings you sunshine. Sometimes life brings […]

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Like mother like daughter

June 10, 2011


I think playing in the dirt is genetic… Do you share hobbies with your children? What are your plans for the upcoming weekend?

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Community Gardens on Military Installations

June 3, 2011

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Thomas Jefferson once said “Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to it’s liberty and interests by the most lasting bands.” As a child, much of my life was spent helping my mother […]

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