Weekly Wishes // 122

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Happy 122nd week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Finish an embroidery project. I didn’t, but it’s actually in my plans for this evening..

2. Enjoy girls night. It got rescheduled. But I’m sure I would’ve enjoyed it if it’d happened haha

3. Do yoga everyday. Still rockin’ my yoga groove.

4. Spend some time farm planning. I have been. We’re working on getting everything laid out for the year, and I’m so damn excited!

This week’s goals…..

1. Finish an embroidery project. I am reinstating this one!

2. Have a successful class on Saturday. The gals in the farm collective and I have a class to teach in our local community on Saturday. Here’s to hoping it goes well!

3. Read. I’ve not been taking much time to read lately and I’ve got so many good books on my shelf.

Happy Wednesday, friends!

Sunday Faves

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Happy Sunday folks! I hope you had a lovely weekend and found something enjoyable to do! Here are some of the neat-o things I’ve found on etsy this week…

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This is one wildly amazing piece of artwork.

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I’ve been thinking about blending something like this up for myself.

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This shop may contain my favorite ceramic pieces I’ve ever seen.

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This is a gorgeous necklace.

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These are gorgeousssss.

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This is beautiful. It’s a colander!

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These mushroom embroidery patterns are so darn gorgeous.

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This is such a neat looking sedum! It would be perfect for my nieces fairy garden.

Weekly Wishes // 121

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Happy 121st week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Do some homework. I made progress on recording a bunch of notes in my notebook. And I feel really great about that!

2. Create something. I did some embroidery and got real close to finishing one of my bigger stitching projects..

3. Get outside. I totally did. Just today I took the neighbors dog for a hike.

This week’s goals…..

1. Finish an embroidery projects. I have an hour or so to go on this one, I need to just plop down with an episode of Grace and Frankie or somethin, and get it done.

2. Enjoy girls night. I have a girls night sleepover planned with two of my gals and their two lady dogs. Sounds about perfect.

3. Do yoga everyday. I’m in a real good yoga groove and wanna keep rollin’ with it.

4. Spend some time farm planning. We’re growing a lot on the farm – the other half of it has been doing a great job with selling beautiful laying hens to local folks (hey, I may not eat eggs myself, but for those that do, these are fewer eggs coming from chickens who are abused). I’ve sold CSA spots for my veggies this year. Annnnnd, we’ve started teaching classes!

Happy hump day, friends!

Sunday Faves

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Happy Sunday folks! I hope you had a lovely weekend and found something enjoyable to do! Here are some of the neat-o things I’ve found on etsy this week…

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I’m on the search for my perfect mortar and pestle. This one could potentially make the list.

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I wanna take a lichen photo and blow it up like this. It’s so cool!!!

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Yum!

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This is some seriously amazing wood burning.

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This would be so darn cute by my garden. Maybe hangin’ on the garden shed.

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Women.

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Awwwww I can hardly wait to kayak again.

Weekly Wishes // 120

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Happy 120th week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Get a good chunk of my next lesson done for school. I did some. Not much.

2. Get one of my design projects done. I didn’t.

3. Have a quiet weekend. I did accomplish this!

This week’s goals…..

1. Do some homework. Ten minutes, 3 hours, I don’t care. Progress is progress.

2. Create something. I have many half completed creations to finish..

3. Get outside. It looks like we might have a day or two that’s warm-ish this weekend. Time to hike.

Sunday Faves

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Happy Sunday folks! I hope you had a lovely weekend and found something enjoyable to do! Here are some of the neat-o things I’ve found on etsy this week…

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This is one of my favorite portrayals of Frida I’ve ever seen.

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I’m a sucker for a cute bath bomb. And this is a bedtime one, too!

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Vegan faux suede and lava beads for essential oil diffusing. I’m into it.

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This gave me a good chuckle.

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Can you mail things to yourself? I’d send myself this card, definitely.

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I’ve been wanting to try a dry shampoo! This one looks great!

Garden Tales: This Years Seed Collection Part 2

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Here’s my second set of seeds, this batch from Seeds Savers Exchange.

I thought I’d share some of the seeds we’re using for the CSA shares on the farm, and a few things I’m growing just for me. The images are from their website, but who wants to read about plants without seeing pictures?! I usually buy all by seeds from these guys or Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. I’ve had really great luck with the things I’ve grown from them, and they’ve got great business ethics and organic and heirloom varieties.

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Joes Long Cayenne – These grew well last year… Though our growing season was too short to allow many of them to turn red.

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Peach Habenero – We had really good luck with these.. Almost too good of luck… I dehydrated many and still haven’t finished using them.

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Black Beauty Zucchini – These grow very very well for us.

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Black Cherry Tomato – We looooove these.

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Blondkopfchen – These grew well.. But they weren’t our absolute fave. They were good, but not excellent.

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Brandywine – These are great for canning and slicing.

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Joan Rutabaga – If you like rutabaga, these are good rutabaga.

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SSE Lettuce Mixture – This is a great mixture. We really like it!

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Bulls Blood Beets – We love these for canning and for cooking. They’re even tasty raw.

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Detroit Dark Red Beets – Love these for canning, raw, and cookin. They’re great roasted.

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Pencil Pod Yellow Wax Bean – We really liked these for canning. I even made one of my grandma’s recipes from my dads childhood with these.

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Ideal Market Bean – We’ve been experimenting with green bean varieties after having issues with our go to bean two years ago.

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Rosemary – I’m trying reallllly hard to get these to sprout under a grow lamp, but they’re real picky about temperatures.

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Sensitive Plant – I had one of these last year and my nieces and I tickled it to death. Find a video of them. For real, they’re super cool. They curl up when you touch the leaves.

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Green Sage – I’ve had crazy good luck with growing this variety.

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Stevia – This will be my first time growing stevia… I’m interested to try it.

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St. Johns Wort – This is also my first year growing this. I’m trying to get a real good herb garden going this year.

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Wormwood – Another new herb to try.

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Thyme – I’ve grown this a few years in a row… And one of my patches of it seems to still be partially alive even after MN winter.