I feel as though we kind of got cheated on autumn this year. We went from the crappy, raininess of August to the unbearably hot days of September and October and now we’ve just survived the yuckiest month of the year (in my opinion), November. […]
As November sets in I have found myself in need of a good pick me up. It seems as though we completely skipped nice fall weather and went straight into the crappyness of November. I mean, I can’t really complain too much about the weather because we were definitely spoiled with excessively warm days throughout September and October. (more…)
It seems as though fall is finally arriving. With the last few days reaching above twenty degrees (Celsius that is) it has been an unusually hot October. Now that it actually feels like autumn, I think it’s best to say a formal “goodbye” to summer.
This summer was a pretty weird one weather wise. Since it rained almost everyday my garden was thriving! It was luscious and green, but due to the lack of hot days nothing was ripening. So, when I left for school I gave my mom one task, to look after my garden. I even sent here reminders via text. She looked after it to the best of her ability. As you all know, this September has been unseasonably hot. Last week it was 40 degrees! This weather has been fantastic for my garden because now everything is ripening. When I returned home the other day I went out to check on my garden and was absolutely shocked. There was so much to be harvested it was insane! I picked about 40 Roma tomatoes, a basket of cherry tomatoes, around 12 or 13 cucumbers and two baskets of raspberries. Also, I have about ten pounds of Swiss chard and I am trying to figure out what to do with it, got any suggestions? (more…)
I am forever a fan of simple things. Honestly, the simpler the better. This past week I’ve been looking after my aunt’s dogs and living in her house while she’s on vacation with her family and it’s been a blast. There is something very strange and fun about living on your own (even if only for a short time). Since it’s just me here the fridge isn’t exactly over-stocked, but I do have my staples on hand: almond butter, hummus, sauerkraut, fresh veg and a big ol’ jar of coconut chia pudding. I’ve been really in to meal prepping items in bulk recently and this chia pudding has become one of my “go to’s”. (more…)