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Artemis at our pond/dugout.

Years of our lives

That moment when you realize it was 2014 when you posted last, and it’s somehow now 2017…. How did that happen? Looking back over all the year’s posts, my poor garden blog went from frequent excited posts to sporadic random recipes and “want to do”.  2017 has us on our own property so the “want […]

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2014 Veggie Garden offically started!

Finally – it’s been years since I got to really get into doing a veggie garden, but I got a start on it today! It didn’t take much work to get the container/raised beds cleaned up from the winter, and I planted onions: And a lonely rhubarb that won’t be lonely for long: Here’s all […]

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   A simple, but completely delicious and frosting smothered carrot cake. Doesn’t include yucky stuff like pecans or pineapple (which are fine on their own, but not in carrot cake). Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Dessert Serves: […]

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We get winter like Florida gets sun

Well, it’s been winter since the second week of November here (it was winter early October last year though, so I am happy fall stuck around a little longer) and it just keeps getting more and more wintery. And I’ll tell you a secret, I can run the John Deer to feed cows like nobody’s […]

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Quick & Easy Chili

Quick & Easy Chili   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins   This is a super fast chili recipe and tastes great. Use a good salsa, the salsa and the seasonings are the key to making this chili so good. Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Soup, Main Dish […]

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Banana Bread

Banana Bread   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   A super banana-y bread made with whole wheat; chocolate chips optional but yummy! Reduced sugar from many banana breads, the banana provides the rest of the sweetness. Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Bread Cuisine: American Serves: […]

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Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 55 mins   This is THE pumpkin pie to make for the holidays! I usually have to make 4-6. Another yummy find at Allrecipes. Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 2 – 9″ Pies Ingredients 1½ pints vanilla […]

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Chili Seasoning

Chili Seasoning   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Much better chili seasoning than store bought packets. Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Seasoning Ingredients 4 teaspoons chili powder 1 tablespoon dried minced onion 1 tablespoon dried, minced garlic 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon […]

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