Monthly Archives: August 2010

Beekeeping 101: Let’s Get it Started

The publishing of the following post may seem ironic to those of you who read my latest bemoaning entitled “A breaking heart”.   A few weeks ago, I introduced myself on a popular blog called, Keeper of the Home, and did … Continue reading

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Happy Green Bee: Safe, Sustainable, Simply Sensational! (Review & Giveaway)

I shamefully admit that I have an awful weakness for intense chocolate, anything honeybee and little girl’s clothing.  I painstakingly peruse the aisles of the consignment store looking, searching, pleading for unique items that capture Beckett’s uniqueness and personality and … Continue reading

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Architec Giveaway Winner!

Well, two years ago yesterday I gave birth to the most beautiful, free-spirited, fun-loving, adorable little girl and yesterday was a celebration of sorts; a rup-roariously-fun Dr. Seuss birthday party (more on that later!).  So, needless to say, the drawing … Continue reading

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A breaking heart

It is with great trepidation that I write this post and confide in you, my loyal readers.   This blog is primarily a place to talk about my family’s project and our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.  But, inevitably the … Continue reading

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A tree for tomorrow

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” ~Greek Proverb

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What’s that funny smell in the bathroom?!

The first four months of my pregnancy with Beckett were spent battling a terrible aversion to any sort of smell.  The smell of raw chicken (did you even know raw chicken HAD a smell?!) made me lightheaded and queasy.  Any … Continue reading

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All In A Day

Books are a big part of our house.  And, a constant source of entertainment and bonding time.  One of Beckett’s greatest joys is sitting down with a new book from the library and thumbing through the pages.  I recently found … Continue reading

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Architec: Live Eco. Live Smart (Review & Giveaway)

I like my house.  I really like the people who live here.  But, truth be told, it’s cramped.  And, it seems to be getting more snug and cozy the older Beckett gets.  The baby gear is gone, but the mayhem … Continue reading

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Sprig Toys Sand Truck Winner!

Well, the Ferry Family decided to take a last minute weekend road trip and packed up on Friday… so, the drawing for the Sprig Toys Sand Truck got put on a back burner until today.  More on the road trip … Continue reading

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The berries are taking over the Ferrys

One of my main goals with this project is to take full advantage of the bountiful harvest at its peak.  And, I mean FUH-ULL advantage.  I didn’t fall into the beginner trap that is the zucchini debacle, but I have … Continue reading

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