Our second camping adventure

Nearly four years ago, The Boyfriend convinced me to try tent camping. I never posted how it went. Other than the fact that we forgot our extension cord to blow up our air mattress, I ended up loving it and wanted to do it again. The next few summers proved to be too busy with…

Roughing it

  Somehow, I managed to make it to the age of 40…something having never gone camping. It’s not that I’ve never had the opportunity. The Boyfriend and friends used to go white water rafting every summer and I was always invited, but the whole prospect of sleeping outdoors and being far away from indoor plumbing.…

Coming this spring, to a garden near me!

We have been busy little bees, planning and plotting and shopping and dreaming about spring. Who wouldn’t, when outside only exists a vast whiteness of snow? Ok, so it’s well above freezing and starting to melt now, but still! The Boyfriend and I have developed our list of “Things That Shall Be Planted” for the…

Hey, remember my garden?

Oh, hi there! You all have Chuck to thank for commenting, because he’s the one who prompted me to post updated photos of the garden. I tried to match the old shots, but in a couple of cases, it just couldn’t be done. And I also added two new ones of stuff that wasn’t there…

As promised

So, it started with some godawful Smurf blue boards that we painted red: Eventually, those boards turned into these: The cool things were that the wood was free and the paint was only $5 in the “Oops” section of Home Depot. We’re all about the budget here. I have a small, postage stamp sized yard,…