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#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week Three

#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week Three

I have a confession to make: Despite my great intentions last week, I simply was not able to push a few seeds into the soil. Utter failure. I could blame to 100* days or my exhaustion or the sickness that has plagued our house for a month now or the fact that the acequia is completely dry or the massive…
If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee, I would give you a great big hug and thank you kindly for making the long trek out to join me in the orchard for a hot cuppa! We would start off our time together by sitting quietly for a few moments... Sipping hot goodness in the fresh, cool morning air... Listening to the acequia…
#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week Two

#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week Two

I have to admit, I almost didn't make it here today. Between sheer exhaustion and a full blown stomach flu over the weekend (which is still rumbling today), it's been a rough few days, but I made it! And, despite my super busy work day on Saturday, I did in fact remember to purchase a new-to-me item for last week's…
#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week One

#LocalBite Mini Challenge – Week One

Alright, as I mentioned a bit back, I've been toying with the idea of reviving the Mini Challenges from my massive Local Bite Challenge of 2014 in an effort to once again place my intention on sourcing as much of our foods locally as possible. I've added a 2016 Mini Challenge page with all of the new dates for each challenge in…
If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee, I'd greet you with a big hug and thank you for joining me today! We'd settle in for a nice cuppa in the orchard by the acequia and watch the sun dance on the tree tops for a bit before diving into a gentle chat. If we were having coffee, I'd ask how you've been…
If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee, I would give you a big bear hug and thank you for making the trek all the way out to our home! If you are a Mama, I'd wish you a very Happy Mother's Day!  (Though if you're not a Mama, it's OK, there are plenty of Mamas to go around on this property ;-)…
If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee, I'd greet you with a big hug and a warm smile!  It's been too long since we last caught up, I apologize for my absence and I am so very happy to see you! If we were having coffee, we'd get ourselves comfortable with mugs in hand and I would ask you how you're doing?…