Badass raised beds

If I may say so myself, my raised beds are freaking badass. The Pioneer Woman’s beds ain’t got nothin on these puppies. Craig had some lumber delivered from work. We decided against pressure treated lumber…

My herb garden

I wanted to keep my herbs near the back door so I could easily get to them in bare feet or socks. My thought process behind this was if they were easy to get to,…

Pressure Washing the Driveway

I’ve been wanting to pressure wash the driveway for some time, it was covered in a thick black patina, as concrete tends to accumulate over time. I noticed it about a month ago when I…

Roasted Garlic, remixed

I thought that I had roasted garlic figured out, you cut the top off the head, drizzle olive oil over the top, wrap it in foil, and bake at 450ยบ for about an hour. Then…

Raised bed for strawberries and flowers

I stacked some rocks up this morning to make edges for a raised bed on the south side of the main deck for some strawberries that I’ll hopefully be getting from my dad. I also…

Long exhausting weekend

As you probably know if you follow the blog at all, I’ve been waging war against my back yard. The first battle was removing foot-thick mats of Vinca Minor, a very attractive, but very invasive…

Sleepy animal photos

We moved Boris’ bed out to the living room because he’s been sleeping on our bed all night, so instead of hanging out in the bedroom in the mornings, he’s been sleeping on his bed…