May 12th – a shit ton of spinach, baby greens, and kale (I had about half of this for lunch this day and stored the rest for later in the week) May 14th – 2 zucchini and 1 squash (this was the first harvest of zucchini and squash, yay! I gave it to my… Read More May Harvests!
The homemade compost was finally ready and I used it in the garden about a week ago, but I forgot to document it because I was way to freaking excited! I mean, I made my OWN compost for the garden. Real farmer talk y’all. It smelled sweet, which I wasn’t expecting, and it wasn’t sticky… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – May 10th 2020
Our garden is flourishing! I was worried about the aloe because it started turning brown after a few days at home but the base is green now, yay! The mini sweet peppers that I had planted from seeds from kitchen scraps are breaking the surface. These are one of the girl’s most favorite veggies so… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 27th 2020
Quick garden update time! My cute little grandpa neighbor next door gave me some of his cactus cuttings to replant. He has a beautiful garden in his back yard and has started giving me tips to help my little garden thrive. I’m pretty sure he is a wizard because his green onions are as wide… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 21st 2020
I have gotten a real life look into the every day life of my dogs. They are much more lazy than I thought, except when a stranger walks by the house. Then all of a sudden they are beefed up guard dogs who will tear the flesh off your bones. Balance is important I guess?… Read More Things I’m Thankful For During Quarantine
My little babies are growing. I am so proud of myself for successfully tending to a garden (so far). I added a few cinder blocks to the edge of the garden to enclose the little patch of aloe that I planted. The mini white roses and marigolds give some color to the aloe bed. I… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 11th, 2020
We have plants y’all! Quick updates – The spinach, tomatoes, and baby tomatoes are sprouting. I am worried that the spinach seeds may be planted too close together, so we’ll see how they grow. The potatoes have erupted like crazy! I’ve added more compost and soil to their mounds. Once our homemade compost is ready… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – April 4th 2020, we have plants y’all!
It’s spring break and the project the girls chose was to start a garden. A fucking garden. I do not have a green thumb. I never have. The only plant I’ve been able to keep alive for a while is a pothos and even that ended up dying after about a year or two. And… Read More The Gardening Chronicles – The Beginning, March 14th 2020
Sprout’s finally had a jackfruit waiting for me and yes, I brought it home where it belongs. If you are unaware of my love affair with jackfruit, you can read about it here. It may help you understand why it is so exciting for us to have one in our home! The first time I… Read More Jackfruit – my love has come home
February 2020 – The #adventuregang visits Universal Studios, California Our first family vacation of the year was a semi-spontaneous trip to Universal Studios in California. In December, my mom and I had been talking about going on vacation together sometime soon… then 10 minutes later a trip was booked and paid for. I guess we… Read More #adventuregang – Universal Studios, California