Monday’s Guests- Felt bags

The Inadvertent Gardener Monday’s Guest is The Inadvertent Gardener, Kim.  She lives on a small 10 acre farm in Washington State where she raises organic produce, animals, and 5 kids…4 of which are boys!  Some of their unusual animals include a camel, 4 llamas, a pygmy goat, sheep, chickens, geese, and an occasional turkey now…

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Flickr of inspiration- Baskets

Eggs in a Basket, originally uploaded by Jean&Vic. I love the versatility of baskets. Usually made from renewable resources like grass, they can be used for all sorts of things, again and again as the need changes. Much better than a plastic bag or a cardboard box. Check out our Flickr Gallery of photos to…

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Flickr of inspiration- recipe storage

Recipe Box Re-do, originally uploaded by The Farm Chicks. recipe book, originally uploaded by ionracas. From My Grandma’s Recipe Box Zine, originally uploaded by joanieponytail57. As I try to become more efficient at teaching myself to cook, shop locally, use fresh organic produce and cook handmade meals, I am searching for all the tools I…

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flickr of inspiration- bbq grills

Marie in the dark, originally uploaded by mpritzkow. I had the most amazing grilled tomatoes spread on top of Chevre-covered toasted bread this weekend. I didn’t think anything could replace a grilled burger. I was wrong. This summer, I am going to be grilling all the time and sharing my new favorite grilled veggie. Check…

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Monday’s Guests- Treats for body and soul

Fresh Ginger Blood Orange This Monday, we are sharing some excellent tips for summer that are brought to you by Strawberry Hedgehog. I came across this blog, Strawberry Hedgehog: Musings of a Vegan Crafter, a few weeks ago and can’t stop going back to get more recipes, DIY projects and soap! Tracy Perkins, is the…

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Thursday in the City- Mushrooms

Field Trip to Far West Fungi, originally uploaded by The Mushroom Channel. I love to walk around the Ferry Building. The building is amazing. The Bay is amazing. The food is AMAZING! One of my favorite places there is Far West Fungi. They have a wonderful selection of mushrooms. Most of them I have never…

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Monday’s Guests- Tea Towel To Apron

Domestic Sewing Machine Co., originally uploaded by Miami U. Libraries – Digital Collections. I definately find myself making my own things more often and repurposing items. It has become more than trying to save money. It is a great creative outlet and I feel good when I complete a project. Making unique gifts has especially…

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