2017-06 – Green beans, Wild Lettuce, and Our First Farmers Market Day!

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Brandi Cox So, it’s decided. The bees have to go. :'( I’m so sad, but we can always try again in a few years.
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Bug learned to make crepes from a professional chef! I love Girl Scouts!
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We went and saw Wonder Woman. Pretty awesome flick!

My teenager is already 19!!! What’s happening?? It’s too fast!

We’ve got tons of wild lettuce growing natively. I can’t wait to start selling it!
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We sneaked out for a date night at the Melting Pot since they had a great Veteran’s discount. 🙂
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We also put in almost 200 green bean seeds for a type of bean that’s not grown anymore. Mamaw wanted that particular kind of bean so we’re bringing it back. 🙂
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Our okra is slow but steady. The kiwi plants are looking great!
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I kept yelling that the lawnmower is NOT a 4-wheeler! Heck, we HAVE a 4-wheeler that noone uses so it’s up for sale on Craigslist! lol Bug had a BLAST driving herself around the property, though. lol
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Our first Farmers Market day! I had an awful migraine but with enough medication and my Cefaly, I survived.
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Happy Father’s Day to the most amazing father in my life, my beloved husband!

Happy Anniversary!!!! Busy weekend. Kevin did most of the work since I’m still in pretty rough shape. We visited family, went shopping for a tiny farming supplies trip at Lowe’s. Then relaxed a bit and played video games while watching reruns of MacGyver. Nice dinner at our favorite diner. Kevin built the green bean trellis because the beans are already getting huge. And then he put in the wild lettuce drying rack system from scrap wood and twine so we can harvest the wild lettuce since they’re finally flowering and ready to harvest. 🙂 We put in more peppermint. And Kevin’s excited that I’m back to officially being a church genealogist and he wants me to start opening it up so we can do genealogy right away! lol He’s so hooked, I love it!
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Lots of wild lettuce already hung and drying! 🙂
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Bug had a Girl Scout trip at the Ijams Nature Center. She loved it, but I only the one pic. We were having too much fun!
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