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May 19, 2013

blueberry bushes

baby beets!



strawberries are coming

cutest little bag I won

Oliver & Emerson

Caity Bug
As I type tonight it is drizzly and dark.  Yesterday, however, was sunny and warm allowing me to finish my planting of the garden.  This week there is a chance of rain everyday, so the garden will be well watered.

We are eating tons of asparagus - that, lettuce and carrots are the only things ready to eat.  I always do a late plant of carrots in the fall in time for them to grow a bit and then go dormant.  They are then covered for the winter and at the very start of spring, as soon as the ground thaws, they begin growing and voila - we have carrots about the time the garden is ready to be planted.

The animals are starting to get used to our new schedule, with me being home, and after a week and a half of their exhaustion from supervising my every move, I'm finally allowed to accomplish some {not all} tasks on my own while they nap.  This week I'll be busy spreading 6 yards of mulch in between rain showers.  Hopefully they'll allow me to get that done without too much supervision.

I won the cutest little bag {pictured above} last week.  Tammy from Our Neck Of The Woods had a giveaway of this adorable bag made by Jackie at Born Ambitious Born Imaginative and I won.  Thanks so much ladies!

Can I tell you about a yummy find from Trader Joe's?  If you shop at that store and you like to grill burgers on the grill, can I highly recommend the frozen Kobe Burgers?  On a whim while shopping with my mom last week I bought a box of two.  We had them for dinner last night and they were moist, juicy, and delicious.  They are not small - each patty is about 1/2 pound of beef, and they are so worth it.

Hoping you had a wonderful weekend!

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