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garden salad

May 18, 2009

after a night of feasting and inbibing saturday night, i had no problem getting to sleep and woke up refreshed and ready to tackle my sunday…of nothingness 😀

i had a smoothie for breakfast…avocado, banana, apple and blackberries.

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i did absolutely nada for the next 8 hours or so…

around 5-ish, i decided that i should do something productive and decided to finish up weeding the garden.

i had an apple with some peanut butter before i heading out to my lil’ community garden plot.

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this time i took a “step” in the right direction and wore proper footwear.

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here’s a before shot of the crazy weeds from earlier this week.

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and here’s the after, lots of weeding and mulching later! i also sprinkled cinnamon all over my plot…i looked up natural ant deterrents online and it was one of the recommendations….i don’t think i had quite enough cinnamon to make a difference but at least my garden smells good!

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i’m so excited to get my babies planted! i have no idea what my next step is supposed to be though. i watched three hours of martha stewart’s spring gardening last night and the only thing i learned is that i reallly want a pair of denim overalls.

anyways…i was out in the garden for a few hours and was majorly hungry when i got back in, which quickly progressed to chew my arm off status while dinner was in the making.

there wasn’t much in the fridge to work with, i had just enough produce in the fridge to make a decent salad (i can’t wait til i can use fresh picked veggies!). i also made oven charred baked sweet potato fries and kielbasa.

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this dinner made my tummy very happy and full. it was the perfect fuel for another marathon couch session 🙂

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. May 18, 2009 12:01 pm

    Awwww what an awesome day! Your boots are adorable by the way, as are you.

  2. May 18, 2009 12:10 pm

    Love your gardening outfit, too cute! Excited to receive my package, yay!

  3. May 18, 2009 12:27 pm

    you are such a button!

    also. get off of ebay. i will share my trolls with you!

  4. May 18, 2009 12:54 pm

    How was the avo in your smoothie? I’ve been wanting to try it but scared I won’t be able to taste it…thus essentially wasting precious avocado!

  5. May 18, 2009 3:48 pm

    Great garden! Cinnamon is an interesting idea. Even if it doesn’t work, your garden will smell nice! Love the apples & pb

  6. May 18, 2009 6:37 pm

    you have the awesomeest sense of fashion Sue! I love the rain boots. hehehehe and the salad of course!!

  7. May 18, 2009 7:04 pm

    i have never seen a cuter gardener! you are a fashionista even in the most earthy, domestic of places 😀 so excited to see the progress!

  8. May 18, 2009 7:53 pm

    I don’t know how you can stand to go so long without food! I would faint, haha!
    your boots are SO cute! love it! how fun it is to have your own garden…

  9. May 18, 2009 9:20 pm

    you are the cutest gardener i’ve ever seen! LOVE IT 🙂

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