Gardening · Other good stuff

Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

I had planted a bunch of stuff and a bunch of other, different stuff is growing in our garden and in the corners of our yard. I posted pictures when it first started happening in one of my Week in Review posts. Since then it’s gotten crazier. We compost, and I used it when prepping… Continue reading Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

Food · Sweets

The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

We visited the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK this weekend. After hiking and swimming in this beautiful area we were hungry in a way you can only be after playing outside all day in summer. Feeling starving and excited to visit Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies for the first time made me temporarily lose… Continue reading The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

Gardening · Other good stuff

Our Deep Mulch Garden and Other Updates

This year we are trying the deep mulch method for our little garden. Last fall we put down a few layers of newspaper where we wanted our plot to be this spring. Then we saved and piled on all of our grass clippings. Most of the grass under the newspaper/grass clippings died by the time spring got… Continue reading Our Deep Mulch Garden and Other Updates

Week in Review

My 1st Week in Review: A new weekly series

I am going to try something new. If you’ve read my blog for more than a second you know it’s all over the place between kids, food, books, movies, other randomness. You may also know, I like that because, well I do what I want… regarding my blog. But I am trying to create something semi consistent.… Continue reading My 1st Week in Review: A new weekly series

Family

An Oklahoma Getaway to Quartz Mountain

Getting There After a few years of having to save up all my time off and extra money to go towards maternity leaves topped with an emergency vet visit and our AC going out last summer at home, family vacations have been on the back burner. I started a new job a year ago with generous… Continue reading An Oklahoma Getaway to Quartz Mountain