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Bunching onions, sauerkraut, local lamb roast, and working in the garden

Bunching onions, sauerkraut, local lamb roast, and working in the garden…. What do all those things have in common? …. Just more “not dabbling in normal” normal. head over to Not Dabbling in Normal to read about what else I … Continue reading

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Ramping up for summer veggies (and making Tabouli)

I’m getting a bit ahead of myself, but the warmer days have me thinking about the Spring/Summer garden planting. We have already hit 90F here in South Texas. That is just too hot, WAY too soon for me. Last week … Continue reading

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Cooking from the garden: bulgar tabouli

This past Sunday a few of us gave you a glimpse at what we have growing on our gardens. This week I wanted to share with you what I do with some of that fresh produce that comes out of … Continue reading

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Oh, Deer 2012: Little packages tucked in small places

It is fawning season here in our neighborhood. We have a mama deer birth her baby right on the edge of our sidewalk, right out the front door the last three years we have lived here. This year she found … Continue reading

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My name… Emily

I have a post over at Not Dabbling in Normal today about my name… Emily I really didn’t like my name when I was younger. I didn’t want to be different. I wished my name was Mary or Lisa or … Continue reading

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Dark Days: Week 10 – Valentine’s Sweets

We are onto our second challenge within the Dark Days Challenge. Valentine’s Day Sweets.  The objective is to try to use ingredients as local as possible to make some sweet treats leading up to Valentine’s Day. Sweet… right! Well, I … Continue reading

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Banana or Writing Spider (argioge aurantia)

I haven’t seen many spiders around this year with the drought. A few days ago I was at the neighbors and spotted this beauty. The Writing or Banana spiders are a pretty good size spider. With body and legs they … Continue reading

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