Category Archive: Nature

Oct 19

Four Walls and a Roof

If you follow me on Instagram ( and I hope you do! – I share pictures and updates regularly there), you know my family has been camping for the past month. We have been bouncing around this idea of downsizing our home, getting some acreage, and living minimally for a couple of years now. We …

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Aug 17

The End of Summer

We are wrapping up our summer, along with our extended stay in Georgia. We’ve got a few holdouts in the garden, like the grape tomatoes, green peppers and our zinnias, but the cucumbers, squash and watermelons are done. Kyri has been eating the grape tomatoes straight off the branches as they become ripe, so no …

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Mar 14

Saturday Morning Sunshine

We’ve had a bit of rain and cold weather lately, so it was so nice to have a Saturday with sunshine and warm weather! I took the kids for a short hike at Government Canyon State Park. With kids this young it was actually less hiking and more exploring, but everyone enjoyed themselves!

Feb 26

Rain Barrel Workshop at San Antonio Botanical Garden

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As promised, here is another post about San Antonio Botanical Garden (SABOT) and another of their wonderful offerings. I attended a Rainbarrel Workshop at SABOT just a couple of months ago. It ran a couple of hours on a Saturday morning, and was split into two parts. First was a sit-down lecture-style session where the attendees learned about …

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