Over spring break our family built new raised beds. It was such a fun project, and the whole family pitched in. Our old raised beds had rotted out after about 5 years of use. They were only 7 inches tall. We decided to make the new beds 10 inches higher. Must be the old woman in me – I […]
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My seedlings are growing strong inside and all signs of freezing night weather have passed, so it’s time to plant my cool weather crops outside! I’m very excited in case you couldn’t tell. Earth Day activities always get me in the mood for planting and gardening in general. In our family, we eat a big […]
Our garden has yielded the first vegetables of the year, two perfect radishes. My son was beside himself he was so excited. The radishes are “his” since the seeds came with the garden bag we got him earlier in the year. Gardening has been a family affair this year. After 5 years of trying to […]
It has been a long winter indoors and I have enjoyed doing handcrafts at the kitchen table, but I am so eager to spend time outside! Spring has come at last & life is bursting forth everywhere! I live high in a mountain climate near Mt . Shasta, CA. Spring and Summer come later than […]
I guess wool is not really a tool. It belongs more in the materials section. But since I use wool for pretty much everything in my craft, it has become like a tool to me. I use it in various forms and shapes. It is beautiful to look at and touch. It is soft and […]
Tell us little about yourself! Hello there. We’re Jane & Jen. We’re a mother-daughter team, well, actually we’re both mothers now (and that new little person reminds us every day of how important it is to be kind to our planet). Originally from Montreal. Jen’s lived in Ottawa for the last decade or so, in […]