Monthly Archives: June 2013

Virginia Visit 2: Craft Time with the Cousins

We had a fabulous Girl Cousins Weekend at my aunts cabin in Virginia, complete with crafts!  It was wonderful to spend time with my sisters, niece, and cousins, and to connect as adults. Lisa brought supplies for two mason jar … Continue reading

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Chai Tea for Twenty

A parent from my school brought a special treat to me… homemade chai tea!  It was warming and delicious, and didn’t need any sweetener to make it tasty.  I asked her for the recipe, and she said that there is … Continue reading

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Baylands and Guacamole Burgers

Our nephew Michael is visiting, so I took him to the Baylands to vent off some of his energy.  It’s a pretty walk, with marsh lands and lots of birds.  Michael can be a reluctant hiker, so to keep him … Continue reading

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It’s my Birthday!

I took my last personal day off from school today so that Greer and I could celebrate.  I wanted to do two things for my birthday: 1) hike in the redwoods, and 2) eat lobster and/or scallops. We had a … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Oranges

I had never eaten dehydrated oranges, but I saw some for sale at the Farmer’s Market a few weeks ago.  When Farmer Pete gave us “as many oranges as we could carry” in last week’s CSA, I decided to try it … Continue reading

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Rehabilitating the pasture. . .errr back lawn

It is important for the hens to have fresh greens available for them to browse.  Some of this comes from kitchen scraps, but the majority comes from pasture grass. . .Pasture grass?  In the urban farm environment this means lawn. … Continue reading

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