RASPBERRIES! Don’t you love them? And DESSERT? Gotta love it too! Please run and make this raspberry dessert recipe with a super yummy sauce that just zings in your mouth!
Do you know what my biggest problem with raspberries is? Buying them. They are so very expensive! We have solved that problem by growing them ourselves. Just a few plants can give you an abundant harvest! Here's what I picked today (after not picking for several days) and what we have in the freezer! Crazy but I love it!!!
Ahhhhh September is here. Back to school. Cool nights. Finishing the garden. So many happy things. School is definitely back underway here and it is fun trying to make our homeschool special for our youngest as he is the only one around these days. It struck me as I was working on curriculum and lesson plans that I need to make sure to be intentional in the “real” life lessons that my child needs.
Maybe you are in the same boat. It takes being intentional about our goals and what we want to teach our kids.
The excitement of spring and planting the seeds and seedlings is over. We are in the long haul of August and the summer garden. I won’t kid you. It’s NOT easy to do a garden in the late summer.
It’s hot. The bugs seem to be winning. The weeds have not given up the war. But I am winning against the weeds in the garden!
Seeing the produce on the plants in the garden keeps my motivation going for just a little longer.
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We turned the AC on this week. Kids are in the pool. I’m using the crockpot to avoid heating up the kitchen. We are on summer school schedule there is more time to do crafts, read books and play games! Summer has arrived and we are LOVING it! My craft goal for the summer was to make some string art. One version of this Mason jar vase was perfect for both the Patriot decor I love between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July and for the rest of the summer. The "normal" or summer version of the vase can hold artificial, dried or cut flowers.