insta-gardens

Okay so this post isn’t about quick garden construction, but a brief highlight of gardening photos I took (and Instagramed) while weeding and planting tulip bulbs in my Mom’s front garden last weekend.  There were a few hours of warm sun between a downpour of a morning, and a strike of hail in the late afternoon.  (I do hope those little bulbs survived…)

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herb harvesting

My herbs and carrots have been coming along nicely, until I noticed flowers blooming on my thyme. Obviously I didn’t cut them soon enough. I decided to cut off the flowers and try to dry the thyme and oregano so that I can use them at a later date and they don’t go to waste.

Collecting Thyme

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my pallet project

So clearly I’ve been absent on this blog for awhile; it’s terrible. I honestly have been busy. Plus I haven’t done a whole lot of making, baking or picture taking these days. Mostly because the cards that I have done, are simpler than usual, which I am really liking, but doesn’t make for good blogging. Also I haven’t been baking lately as my Bootcamp classes and conscience won’t allow it. Picture taking I have done a bit of, and will post on my explorations soon.

Right now however, I am going to share the one project that I have been working on for a few weeks. It took some time to complete. Much more than others in the past. I have recently become addicted to Pinterest. If you don’t know what Pinterest is, it may be wise to stop reading right now. It’s a fantastic site to find and share images. Images of recipes, craft projects, wedding inspiration, or any inspirational photos at all. It’s a great place to find all sorts of interesting ideas, however it is tremendously easy to waste hours away scrolling through these beautiful photos. Continue reading