OK, everybody, here it is, the photo tour of our new home that you have been waiting for. Last night we had the amazing and talented Melanie Folwell over to do a photo shoot for Rio’s first birthday (which was over a month ago!) and this morning we awoke to the awesome photo above! There … Continue reading
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Perfect Low-Sugar Blackberry Jam
Behold, dear readers, my first canning as a mom. I’m super proud. As you may have noticed, doing everything one-handed or during Rio’s naptimes has set me back a bit, and getting things done for my job and laundering diapers have been taking priority over blogging or interesting cooking. Anyway, we recently came into a … Continue reading
Birth Art, Part II….Mother’s Day Photos!
Happy Mother’s Day, everybody! It’s my first one. I thought you might enjoy these photos that we did just before and just after Rio was born. I could have done a little better job making sure the lighting was the same for both sets, switching to black and white helped a little, but oh well, … Continue reading
Pak Choi or Chinese Cabbage with Coconut Lime Dressing
City Gardens’ CSA started up last week, the first of May! Good work, Farmer Marty, on getting the produce rolling so early! He might be able to add a couple more members if you’re still interested, click on City Gardens CSA. If you’re already a member, you might be wondering what to do with that … Continue reading
Birth Art, Part I….Custom Onesies!
So what with spending hours a day gazing in wonder at my new boy, not to mention feeding and changing him, I’m a little behind on blogging. I wanted to share a little of what we were up to in the weeks that we awaited Rio’s birth. My friends Elysia and Emily threw me a … Continue reading
Rio’s Birth Story
Our son Rio Camberlango was born on March 28, 2012 at 2:37 in the afternoon. We had a long journey, and his birth confirmed a couple of the suspicions I’d had throughout pregnancy. First, that he’s a boy! Most everyone else had predicted girl. And second, that since my pregnancy was so easy, fun, and … Continue reading
It’s official: Marty and I now have matching bellies! 30 weeks down, 10 to go! The Cast Iron Baby is still growing right along, moving and kicking a lot, and according to the midwife, positioned head-down and ready to be born at the end of March! I am still feeling excellent, though a bit more … Continue reading
A Visit to Upper Rogue Organics
Every great once and a while, a farmer gets off the farm. About as far off the farm as I dare get is onto to someone else’s farm. So when Katie and I took off out of town, in early November, we headed straight for Upper Rogue Organics. Upper Rogue is a small 10 acre … Continue reading
NIMFY (Not in My Front Yard) Gardening
Farmer Marty always says that winter is the best time for gardening. Everything is perfect in your head, the possibilities are endless, and there’s not a bug or a weed to be found. So, let’s get thinking about the gorgeous home garden you are going to have next year. The most important thing that your … Continue reading
Eating for Two!
If you haven’t heard, we have some big news at Cast Iron Idaho. We are expecting a baby, sometime around March 29, 2012! Marty and I are super excited about our growing family. Not to mention my growing belly, and what to feed it! So far, pregnancy has been wonderful. Besides the inherent joy in … Continue reading