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As a gardener, I'm surrounded by green. Every day. But yesterday I realized that I'm also surrounded by "everyday green." Stuff I use every day -- and kind of just . . . take for granted! My water bottle, for example. Couldn't get through a workout without it! Or my incredibly handy market basket. I keep this in my car and use it all the time. For shopping. For errands. For carting Jenny's stuff up to the lake. Incredibly handy. (And it folds flat. Bonus.) Or my watering can. Rubbermaid. Indestructible. Steady. Useful. I bought this one before Erin was... Continue »
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Put your dirty minds away, people! * For the entire month of June, the Cupcake Fiber Company is going to be posting a new trio box of sock spinning batts. That's the trio that I'm going to be spinning next.... Continue »
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Last week we announced some new tools for fighting spam and promised a follow-up when we were ready with more features. Today we're releasing the ability for any TypePad user to block spammers. This has... Continue »
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Who had 6 weeks in the pool we had running about how long it would take for some asshole to rip off our Joan's fiber idea? Because, honey, you won! While we always knew this would happen, it's still a... Continue »
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Quack, quack. There is an overabundance of duck shaped squash in our garden, each one more tasty that the last. Daily harvesting is a must, as peppers, squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, and potatoes, seem to grow overnight, as if almost outof... Continue »
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It is not fabulous?! I swear it's an orgami discoball, but I may be wrong. (Breaking News! I am wrong. Joan just emailed me this Kusudama linkie and said this is what they made me. How cool is that?!) It... Continue »