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The Magic of Late Spring

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” –Margaret Atwood There’s something so intense about these last few days of spring. School is getting out. The wildflowers are beginning to bloom. Daylight seems to stretch on forever and the possibility for magic seems endless. It has always taken my…

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in the garden // late july

Late July brings bounty & beauty to our garden. These are my favorite photographs from the garden yet. I could just sit and stare at them all day. They capture the plant life out there so beautifully. What I didn’t capture is the animal life! It’s constantly buzzing back there. Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other…

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Our Wood-burning Stove

This month, we completed the installation of our new wood-burning stove. This is one of our first, and most important, steps toward sustainable living. Wood-burning stoves are one of the most energy efficient and environmentally-friendly ways to heat the home. Wood burners outperform both solar panels and ground source heat pumps. The type of stove…