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Things to do with nettles

My friend C. does a medicinal herb gathering once a month through the Barn Raisers and this month among other things we talked about stinging nettles. Like lots of herbs that grow wild all over the place, it has a … Continue reading

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Roundup!

Guys, I have a real job now.  Even if it’s part time, that means less time for the beloved blog and more time chasing paper.  So today’s post is taking the form of the dreaded “roundup” after which it’s off … Continue reading

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bread in the spring

So I’m effectively half of the decision-making core of Fancy & Delicious Bakery – we have a history as a community supported, volunteer-based collective, so it’s never that simple with us, but T. and I are the head ladies at … Continue reading

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Kitchen improvery

Yesterday K. was home all day so we took advantage of what turned out to officially be the last oddly balmy day of January before the snow blew in. We went out to the garden and got some last minute … Continue reading

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Shedstory: Part 2

Continued from Part 1, in which we began to build a shed and which was picked up by an automated aggregator site which scraped the entire entry and reposted it as part of some sort of ongoing collection of ill-gotten … Continue reading

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A Very Woodchuck Gift Guide

For some of us scrabbling around in our mid-20s, gift giving is an art that doesn’t correspond to a lot of gift guides floating around out there (cuff links?!)  I thought that I’d slap one together that collects some of … Continue reading

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Shedstory: part 1

So we’re building a shed. K. wasn’t working this week so we got a jump on this project in order to have it done before the snow falls.  Also, once you get married you have to build a shed together; … Continue reading

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The hipster question

Every so often someone refers to me or the Woodchuck crew as “hipster.” The hipster aesthetic is an ever-changing thing, impossible to pin down (because once a style becomes established enough to recognize outside of the scene, it is no … Continue reading

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The thing that made our wedding a success

…was the golf cart we’d rented for the week. Our wedding weekend was a largely DIY affair that owed most of its charm to several days of volunteer labor on behalf of the wedding party and various family and friends.  … Continue reading

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Brief hiatus

So.  Using a computer is really painful right now (a human wrist was not designed for computers, apparently. Who knew? My carpal tunnel knew) and next week K. and I will be in the woods, so until the second week … Continue reading

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