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Sowing millions is exactly what Seeds of Change had in mind when announcing their donation of 25 million certified organic seeds to schools (grades K-8) nationwide at the Sowing Millions, Growing Minds Event. Seeds of Change is passionate about growing good food and they are committed to helping teach children where food comes from and…
Since the weather's been so lovely (lovelier than usual for Chicagoland), we've gotten a head start on gardening. Last year, Jayden was so interested in helping in the garden, but since it was our first container garden, I didn't want him to break it. Blame the OCD (we worked hard that garden). Now that we…
I intended to post this last Saturday, but because I cannot seem to get ANYTHING done on time, Wednesday'll have to do. Saturday went a little something like this... Splishin' and splashin' in the pool. His blue flame SPF suit is up for grabs at She {hearts} It =). California Poppy Blooming Zinnia Corn Silks…
As I sit and write this, I am fatigued, only capable of speaking in incomplete sentences. Left. Widget. Up. There. Chips. Okay. Sit. Hush. I am burnt out, but hanging in there. There's so much more that I crave in life and for this blog of mine, and I'm working behind the scenes to be…
Last month, I noticed a white butterfly fluttering around our garden. I immediately found it's activity to be quite suspicious. It would not go away. There was something in our garden that tickled it's fancy. I, however, didn't know it was about our beloved cabbage. Two weeks later, I suppose, I started to notice teeny…
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Since giving our outdoor living space a makeover, I have been on an outdoor high! Since my last update, the blueberry and hazelnut trees have been planted in large pots and I'm considering planting peach and apple trees since Jayden keeps asking for both of those fruits. Where am I gonna put them? I dunno,…
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So today is the day that I reveal our outdoor living space. Honestly, I've been stressing out about the garden because I keep hitting some road blocks (like buying 600lbs of not-so-great soil, a fence #fail, and rain barrel back-and-forthness) and the appearance of the patio because I feel like something is missing, like it…