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Economics of Gardening
This posting was inspired by planning our churchs garden, which provides fresh organic vegetables to the Dorothy Day food pantry. This spring lots of people have come forward to give us seeds or plan...
5/22/13 at 8:57 AM Social Justice 5/8/13 at 2:16 AM
The season of dirty fingernails - garden therapy 2013.
I have concluded that my mental health is greatly improved by a day out in the garden. Yesterday was my first real concentrated effort in garden therapy and in the few short hours I invested I was rem...
5/18/13 at 11:16 AM My garden companions have returned... 4/20/13 at 10:40 PM
Weird - level 10. 9/23/12 at 9:48 PM
I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind. I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un...
5/16/13 at 3:46 PM A replacement Hedwig 4/12/13 at 7:28 AM
More soup 2/20/13 at 8:40 AM
Made it Myself Monday 13: Basket Garden
Spring is here! Or so the weather man is promising... To top it all off, it's also Earth Day. So, to celebrate, I'm trying out a garden project! These instructions are for an apartment patio about ei...
4/22/13 at 9:01 PM
Help Eddy! Monday Night
4/21/13 at 4:12 PM Benefit, Noon-4 p.m. Today 4/21/13 at 9:42 AM
Sunday noon-4 p.m. Benefit 4/18/13 at 4:37 PM
Tragedy: when hockey both loses and gains importance
When tragedy strikes our nation like it did this week in Boston, all of a sudden sports don't matter as much anymore. Though we still want our teams to win, tragedy puts sports in perspective by showi...
4/18/13 at 2:14 PM
Kitchen Failures -- Sometimes They're Delicious
This weekend, the Son and Heir was indescribably excited about making Gjetost (yay-toast), a Norwegian "cheese" produced by simmering whey for 12 hours until it reduces to a creamy, caramelized concoc...
3/21/13 at 2:50 PM Cheap, Practical -- and Sort of Odd -- Gift Giving 3/1/13 at 1:09 PM
If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 5:00 PM
faith & family fridays: bilbo's back!
[On occasion, Peace Garden Mama will include a bit of my newspaper work, published mainly Saturdays in The Forum, reprinted here with permission.] Living Faith: And just like Bilbo Baggins, we're of...
3/1/13 at 1:05 AM mama mondays: daughters who braid 7/16/12 at 12:05 AM
faith fridays: ready hezzy? 6/1/12 at 12:10 AM
Habitat & ReStore at the Home & Garden Show
If youre in the mood for home improvement projects, youll probably be headed to the Red River Valley Home and Garden Show at the Fargodome this weekend. And if you are going, we hope youll stop by th...
2/20/13 at 3:49 PM Brighten Up Your Kitchen with Habitat ReStore! 7/5/12 at 11:00 AM
Date Night: three in one
Although I was super busy when Robert came home last week, we did find time to go out for a much needed date night. We decided to make the most of the night and went to three different restaurants. ...
1/29/13 at 11:52 PM
Didn't Miss Christmas for New Year's Revue
All actors are eager to work, but every thespian has their limits. My son, Aaron, had hisfirst bigrole in a children's theater production of Humpty Dumpty Is Missing. He played thecharacter Little Bil...
1/3/13 at 11:49 AM
Olive Garden Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special - EXPIRED
Olive Garden restaurants are running a Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special from today through November 18. You can enjoy an entree from a certain selection along with unlimited soup or salad and b...
10/8/12 at 9:19 PM
And We're Back!
Good news. GF Gourmet is back in business, at least for a while. Expect a change coming in late December or early January when we'll expand the reach and coverage of the blog, but more on that later....
9/27/12 at 3:02 PM Mamma Maria's 5/27/12 at 7:46 PM
Anthony Bourdain Drops Tidbits About Upcoming Marilyn Hagerty Book 4/12/12 at 1:46 AM
Got Vegetables? Make Soup
It can be a challenge cooking for two. When I made a big batch of Baked Garden Vegetable Stack the other day, I had a lot of tender vegetables left over. I turned them into creamy soup in 30 minutes...
8/22/12 at 6:00 AM Irish meets Danish in these Aebleskivers 3/16/11 at 6:06 AM
Key West Caterer's Sesame Almond Chicken with Mango Banana Chutney 1/23/11 at 1:01 AM
Mystery Flowers and Tenacious B.G.
Someone sent me flowers last week! I'd love to pretend it was a secret admirer, but I'm not the sort of person who gets flowers from secret admirers. I do get flowers from my parents, and sometime...
7/30/12 at 10:00 AM Pluots and Other Plants 6/24/12 at 8:31 PM
Plant Imperilled 4/6/12 at 9:00 PM