Author Archives: taidinnan

New wall, new garden, new house!

Check out the progress that has happened at our new house!  Landscaping and framing are letting us really get a sense of how the finished house will be situated on the southern sloping land.  Meanwhile, dad is busy building our retaining … Continue reading

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August Harvest Recipes

Every day there’s more to harvest from the garden.  Tomatoes, herbs, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatillos, potatoes, onions, beans, squash … the list goes on.  Here are some favorite August recipes that we use to enjoy the in-season bounty.  Click on the … Continue reading

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House Photo Update

You may not have guessed, among stories of vegetables, gardening, and children in nature, that we’re building a house!  Actually, we go to work and pay other people (who are much smarter about construction) to build it for us.  We’re … Continue reading

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Zucchinis Galore

It’s August, and that means we’ve got plenty of zucchinis… in fact, we may have a few zucchinis too many.  One of our favorite ways to use a bunch of these prolific vegetables each year is in a big batch … Continue reading

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Garden Camp, in Photos

I know, I know… I already posted photos about how awesome our Green Thumbs Gardening Camp was.  We just finished our second week – this time in August – and had just as much (maybe even a little more) fun! … Continue reading

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Pickle Mania

In the midst of my August pickling fervor, I took a moment to fondly look back at my first post about naturally fermenting veggies.  It’s hard to believe it was only a year and a half ago.  Now, pickle jars … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season…

…when extra large industrial bowls are no longer big enough …when I find forgotten husk cherries in my pocket …when bubbling pickle jars start building up on the counter …when I’m glad we (Dad) did some trellising earlier this summer … Continue reading

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