It’s so hot.
I know I’ve mentioned that in all recent posts, but oh my God it’s so hot right now. We haven’t had rain in two months, the soil in the garden needs to be MUCH more improved if it’s going to be the single main shelter for all these plants through such tough conditions again next year, and I personally feel like I’m sweating way more than I ever have before- and I was always a pretty sweaty girl.
Continue reading “The Garden and Outside Stuff in the Heat” →
We had some significant wind and storms over the last few weeks. More wind than rain, and more than enough of both to wreak some havoc.
Continue reading “Garden Update in June: Tomatoes, Horsemint, and Mockingbirds” →
If you let your toddler play with an old (clean. unused. I’m no monster) dog dish outside she will forever after be picking the one up inside and pouring it out on the floor.
Toddlers loving pouring stuff on the floor.
I regret my decision.
Last night I documented (for posterity and anyone considering having a third child) what cooking with a toddler is like.
This first picture is 10 minutes into cooking. I was able to focus and so was able to pound chicken breasts (tenderize and flatten) and get them in the griddle pan and snap the green beans. What’s my secret? Ye old blind eye.
1,000 piece puzzle in an even film over entire house.
2 seconds later…
999 piece puzzle
2 seconds later…
I promise dinner will taste better than puzzle if you just give me a few more minutes, sweet child.
Negative time later… think we moved backwards 5 minutes. Time concepts get hazy in the kitchen wormhole.
NOT THE SANDWICH BAGS, STAAP!
Time sense totally gone by now. Me revert back to primitive, pre-civilization time concepts. Somewhere between setting of bright sky ball and earth mother sleep in blanket of darkness later…
Insert soundtrack of desperately sad and hungry toddler crying here.
If it was only 10 minutes later how did I age 3 years?
YOU’RE F-ING WELCOME
Did I mention she woke up at 4:30am today? She woke up at 4:30am today.
Good thing she’s cute.