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Eco-Me Home Products Scam... oy

Found this site thanks to You Grow Girl, a local gardening & life blog I read very regularly. My first reaction, posted at You Grow Girl: "OK, part of me says this is a cool way to promote eco… Read more

What do these dates have in common???

Tuesday, October 28 at 4 p.m. Friday, November 7 at 8 a.m. Friday, November 21 at 8 a.m. Tuesday, November 25 at 4 p.m. Give up??? They are all dates I will be spending 2.5 hours in the dentist's cha… Read more

Ted's Top Secret Birthday Project

Just checking to see if you occasionally stop by to read this thing. Hee hee. Read more

a mess

I'm a mess... and so is my strawberry patch.

Visit to the belly-button clinic (aka Shouldice Hospital) in the morning lasted ALL morning and I'm still not done - I have to go back and meet wi… Read more

Bloody - ack!

Well, please ignore the fifteen-thousand videos of my very cute baby that appear below. I was trying and trying and trying to post and it looked like it worked every bloody single time. Despite any… Read more

The VERY cute baby!

testing, testing, testing
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Better lemon bee balm picture

Here's a better picture of the lemon bee balm. I love how it looks with the yellow black-eyed susan and the purple coneflowers. Bit of a cliche, sure, but the absurd flower shape of the stacked… Read more

Garden highs/lows!

Well, I haven't done one of these in a while, so I'm going to allow myself TWO of each!

Garden highs first!

High #1: Butterfly bush, blooming EVERYWHERE! Even the ones I started this year fro… Read more

The VERY cute baby!

Why the HECK won't this thing post? Anyway, if it works, well, it's self-explanatory. Enjoy! Read more

The VERY cute baby!

Why the HECK won't this thing post? Anyway, if it works, well, it's self-explanatory. Enjoy! Read more

The VERY cute baby!

Why the HECK won't this thing post? Anyway, if it works, well, it's self-explanatory. Enjoy! Read more

The VERY cute baby!

Well, this is totally self-explanatory! Will this post twice? MAYBE... Read more

The VERY cute baby!

Well, this is totally self-explanatory! Read more

Supper preparation, Part 3: Did I mention SOUP?

Well, the soup was no big deal... just a creamy carrot-coconut concoction. Looked lovely, though it could have used a bit of watering down. Too much like baby food for my taste!

Anyway, the flavours… Read more

Supper Preparation Part 2: The Rice

Well, here you can see the peach from Part 1. And also some fresh rainbow chard from the garden.

Chop up the chard and fry it in a pot a bit with some garlic until the chard submits and goes weak at t… Read more

Supper preparation, Part 1: The Fish

Take six lovely almost-ripe "Black Cherry" tomatoes and a fresh Ontario peach (not pictured)...

Whir it up with some green onions, fresh basil, parsley, lime juice, salt & pepper... basi… Read more

Farewell, sweet plum tree!

Meanwhile, I dug up this plum tree, because it really wasn't thriving in its mostly-shady position. I found a $2 clearout kolkwitzia amabilis ("Dream Catcher" beauty bush) and stuck it… Read more

Easily the worst supper ever!

I don't even want to talk about it... I had SUCH high hopes. And it does look okay!

Wednesday:
~ Swiss Steak
~ Roasted cauliflower & garden beans (just a few tossed in so they wouldn't go t… Read more

Fw: Stainless Loop Cap - waterlogged

From the complaints department - sent over a month ago and no reply.  Emailed the eBay vendor today... maybe they'll respond somehow: ----- Original Message ----- To:customerservice@kleankanteen… Read more

And for Shabbos, we're having:

Hee hee. I found this WORD on the Internet and couldn't help saving it and posting it here. Just the word TIRAMISU all by itself.
Anyway, Elisheva did make lovely Tiramisu, so that's what we… Read more

The world DEFINITELY needs...

A shelf-stable eclair! I opened up the package of frozen Rich's eclairs today and checked the instructions (ok, yes, they come with instructions) which say to thaw at room temperature for 10 min… Read more

There goes the Marmers' Farket

I was hoping to get down to Dufferin Grove today, but only one of these forecasts is correct... and it's the one that says it's gonna thunder. Waah!

OK, week in review - I cannot believe it&#… Read more

Old Purim Costume: Carrot!

Hmm... I wonder if this will work? Read more

Crazy Neighbours' Sign

They think we are the ones throwing all this garbage on their lawn. OK, sometimes some car detritus falls out and blows onto their property. Maybe twice. There was a paper towel I didn't pick… Read more

Beautiful! Homegrown poppy seeds for challah!

Aren't these lovely? I think they look like cupcake sprinkles.!
(I know there's a period there, but if I erase it, stupid Blogger interface will erase one of my pictures as well)
Anyway, these… Read more

L'arche de Taqui

Well, that's how I think of it, anyway... Read more

Erev Shabbos menu - and garden "bounty"!

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