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  • tea-drinking-fool

    Garden Fresh Tea = The Best Tea

    I have a longtime love affair with tea. I distinctly remember indulging in a big mug of hot tea and bag of popcorn regularly in middle school. Oh, yes, my idea of a relaxing…

  • paw balm
    dogs & cats

    Paw Balm for Dogs and Cats

    Our poor Ellie girl has been through the ringer over the past month. She has been hiking in the mountains traversing rocky terrain. She has been pounding the pavement exploring some…

  • our july garden chores
    garden chores

    Our July Garden Chores

    In a month that should be filled with road trips, hikes, and swimming holes, it can feel daunting to get much of anything done off of our July garden chores list.…

  • garden-lavender

    5 Simple Lavender Uses

    From the moment we added lavender to our herb garden last year, I have been eagerly awaiting the scent of fresh cut blooms filling the house. Last year we didn’t see…

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    pregnancy and baby

    First Baby Shower- Tears And All

    There is something incredibly moving about a group of people coming together to show love for someone they don’t even know. This weekend that love was directed towards our little bean.…