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You can call me Strawberry Shortcake

I love fresh fruits. There is nothing better then eating fresh, in season fruit. In fact, I love fruit so much, I can often times make myself sick eating so much. Particularly with cherries, raspberries, and blueberries. But we are not going to discuss that here. My dream goal is to have my own supply of these fruits. Slowly but surely I will get there!

This year, I've got a strawberry patch I'm going to be working hard at to get to produce fruit. I planted a bunch of strawberries last year, but they got weed infested and there were these very irritating slugs who ate every strawberry that came close to maturing.

I've also got some blueberry bushes I planted a few years ago that I'm also trying to get to thrive. The trick is getting the soil acidic enough. Blueberries love acid. We'll see how they do this year. I'd love to get some raspberries going, but those are tougher. Maybe that will be my project for next year!

It was so gorgeous out today. I spent quite …


We have decided it's the "year of the yard." Every year since we've moved in, we seem to focus on making a different part of our house better. We've put in all new windows, new carpet, new doors, put in some laminate floor downstairs, painted all the walls, etc. The yard has never been that great, so this year we're going to put in a lot of effort to make it as soft and green as possible! We've been out there quite a bit this spring thatching and Jeremy has been making it look nice. We're going to try to water more to get some better roots growing.

A few weekends ago, we helped my sister Laura move into her brand new house in Liberty Lake! She works out in the Valley and really wanted to buy a new house out there. It's beautiful and just the right size.

I also did Bloomsday about 3 weeks ago. It was my first ever Bloomsday. It was great! I hope to make it a yearly event if I can.

Other then that, nothing too exciting is going on. Jeremy continues …