Eighth of an Acre Bounty

Random thoughts and anecdotes on cooking, critters, gardening and life on our small city lot.

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Entries from July 2009

Chillin

July 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’ll be in class all weekend so there won’t be any new posts. Look who I caught outside the bathroom window the other day, just chilling and contemplating the peas… I hope you all have a relaxing weekend.

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Tags: Animals

Summer meals

July 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Pardon the poor picture quality, but I was hungry and there wasn’t much light left so the camera flash left everything a bit overexposed. It occurred to me that I have all but stopped catalogingĀ  some of our meals. With canning and growing season well upon us, the daily food preparation takes a backseat. Add […]

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Tags: Cooking

We’re blooming

July 6th, 2009 · 17 Comments

That earlier pictureĀ  of the sunflower bud? It is no longer just a promise

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Tags: Gardening

Fruity

July 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Friday before last, we went to a local u-pick strawberry field and walked away an hour later with 28 pounds of strawberries. I froze several bags for use later in the winter and I also immediately baked up some shortcake for dessert that evening (real shortcake, not that angels food sponge-like substance you get […]

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Tags: Cooking