Thursday, December 6, 2012
hear ye! hear ye!
i have moved to
turns out wordpress offers 3GB free storage comapred to blogger's 1GB.
time to start anew!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
well, it looks like i used up all my free storage for photos and am going to have to start paying google if i want to post anymore pictures.
something in me really doesn't want to do that.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
second annual apple picking excursion to carter mountain orchard.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
good to be back in the garden.
Monday, November 12, 2012
lentil soup with kale, mushrooms & parmesan.
a basic outline:
handful of button mushrooms
bunch of kale
two celery stalks
cup of green lentils
2 quarts [good] vegetable stock
1. slice onions into half moons.
coarsely chop kale.
thinly slice celery.
2. sautee onions in oil/butter/ghee until translucent.
add mushrooms and celery.
3. add stock.
bring to a boil.
4. add lentils.
simmer until tender.
add a few slices of parmesan.
taste & add generous amount of salt & pepper if needed.
5. serve with grated parmesan & toast/croutons.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
here's what has been going on with us austins lately:
1. yesterday i made my second batch of
this homemade yogurt recipe
. this time around i did not strain out the whey leaving more yogurt to eat!
2. this past weekend we made our second annual pilgrimage to
carter mountain orchard
with our dear friends alex + celena. hope to have pictures of the excursion up soon.
3. jeremiah made a
on how to make authentic southern sweet tea. it's way too long but informative.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
i am so happy it is november and that it is nice &
i love how with each season's arrival i am reminded of beautiful memories and am always eager to settle into the beauty of that particular season.
the smells of fall make me long for a thanksgiving table filled to the brim with tasty foods and surrounded on all sides by my dear family.
remember to take-in the beauty of november this year!
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
how did we get reeled into thinking this is real beauty?
Saturday, October 27, 2012
1. good ole nc tobacco.
2. my first sunny-side up egg.
3. the usual.
4. scarf turned sling to carry cat. ridiculous.
Friday, October 26, 2012
my beloved is mine,
and i am his.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
the dinner table.
my first legitimate loaves of homemade bread.
i spent thirty plus minutes kneading the dough.
i won't take one bite of this bread for granted!
Monday, October 22, 2012
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
updated with new kicks (a.k.a. tires).
Monday, October 8, 2012
sunniest room in the house.
Friday, October 5, 2012
have a happy weekend!
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
just started working at a bakery here in town.
finished my birth doula workshop this past weekend.
there's a lot going on here!
p.s. this month marks two years for this blog.
i can't believe i have actually kept this up!
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012
breakfast in the sunroom.
pumpkin scone with yogurt and coffee with pumpkin creamer.
fall is here!
Monday, September 17, 2012
enjoying the last rays of summer.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
i love taking the "old" and making it "new" whenever i move.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Thursday, September 6, 2012