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DIY Garden Beds

Our backyard has officially become my favorite place to spend time. It is so refreshing to look at our yard and think of how far it has come in the three years since we bought our house. Now that Josh has finished replacing one broken section of our fence we have officially entered the relaxation and enjoyment stage. If you’ve been following my blog you may remember how it looked when we moved in. And if not, you’ll want to go back…

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Just Eat It: Tackling Food Waste ?>

Just Eat It: Tackling Food Waste

What would you say if I told you I threw $10 in the trash? You’d probably say something like “why would you do that? Do you think money grows on trees? If you don’t want money, give it to me!” The idea of throwing money in the trash is ridiculous, right? Now let me ask you this: what would you say if, instead of throwing $10 in the trash, I told you I threw a block of cheese or loaf of bread in the trash? Or…

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2015 Garden Recap ?>

2015 Garden Recap

You’ve heard it countless times already but I’m going to say it again: it was hot in Portland this summer! Not only did I hear it from the farmers at work, but I also experienced it right in our own backyard garden. Overall, it was a pretty good year for our garden despite the heat. We tried growing a few new crops (green beans, cabbage and delicata squash), avoided a few others (zucchini, carrots & snap peas) and tried some…

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