Another Beautiful Day In Chaos

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Happiness

Fall Harvest (2012)

I’ve been a busy little bee these days, with the pantry to show for it. Growing an acre of vegetables comes with it’s challenges, and I’ve tied my pretty cherry apron on this week to become reacquainted with my inner pilgrim. Chicken vegetable soup, which damn near drove me mad after an hour and a half of the pressure canner whistling at me. OY! There’s a reason I don’t can […]

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Confession

I don’t have the answers. Nor do I know all the questions or always ace the test. I get so many emails from women asking me to help them or tell them what they already know. I know just as little as all of you. I’ve just failed, publicly. I just admit when I’m wrong. I highly recommend trying it. I don’t know everything. In fact I know very little […]

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Puerto Rico…part 1

The reality is never as pretty as the fantasy… unfortunately. A year ago, while whining about the current douche bag to cross my path, some amazing comment on my blog comes chiming in. Some stranger that has silver coated syllables is reading my journal? Weird. I’m immediately intrigued and click over to read his blog. Golden words. Nothing short of verbal porn, with a side of Shark… and we all […]

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Victory Yarden

My garden, aka The Yarden was overwhelmingly huge this year. Nearly an acre- and completely redesigned this year. With a freaking rake. I was determined, heartbroken and lost. Definitely depressed. Beyond depressed. My mom brought her tractor over and we tilled the whole damn thing up. Go big or go home, organic farmer style. Like a blank slate… that had to be raked and shaped into the sexy round garden […]

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Happiness is…pickled beets!

I’m canning like a crazy girl this week. Letting my inner domestic princess run wild results in amazing stuff coming out of the kitchen. Pickled beets are one of my favorite- and people beg from year to year to be on the list for Christmas beets. I’m sharing my recipe so that you’ll make some- I’d be willing to bet you’ll love them! There are a few secrets here and […]

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