Month: June 2013

The Last Jar of Salsa Was Opened in May

  I have a note to myself to make 56 jars of salsa this year. It seems like a lot. I know, but what you get when you open a fresh jar of salza is summer. You get a sweet heat of sweet tomatoes…


Friends

  This is a street art in Lafayette Indiana that says, "Before I die I want to ____ " and you fill in the blank. Before I die I want to be published. Before I die I want to go to a yoga…


Two Ships Passing in the Night

A famous couple recently told me they felt like two ships passing in the night and they didn't like it. I get it. I don't know how often because of Handsome and I's chronic "yes man syndrome" that…


Memorial Day

I realize now we had a pretty "typical" Memorial Day. Something you might see in an ad.


Pinterest and Being a Wife

  Sometimes I see things on pinterest that sound like being a mom is the COOLEST THING IN THE WORLD. Because you get to make all of these crafts out of old t-shirts and make breakfast out of…


Gardening Update

  Potato Box Raised Bed Tomato Garden. Two Raised Beds turned into three. (Later turned into 4)   The pond filled in and grass a-growing! - Tomato's Farm


Two Years

  Handsome and I were suppose to go to the Mumford and Sons concert for our anniversary but it was canceled and so within 24 hours we scheduled a whole new adventure.   We jumped on the…


A Fence, Friends, and an Experience

  We put in a fence around the lot next door. That my friends, is our fence. The stakes were our rough estimate of where we were going. We were really really fortunate to have a lot of help.……


Gratitude

  For Christmas I gave my mom the power of having an awesome daughter. Okay that sounds like a bit much, but parenting is stressful (so I've heard). You are constantly in wonder if you children…


I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

  When we bought our house it had a "nice" cement pond. The pump hadn't been turned on in years and the water was muck. There was rocks and bricks in the pond. We thought we would restore the…


Garden Update

  Well. It looked like this almost a month ago...


Harry Potter

Handsome and I read all 7 Harry Potters. Ding. Outloud. Well I did most of the reading. They are pretty good stories and it was nice to share it with someone I love. -Tomato  


Alphabet Soup

  I made these for my nephews! They are cut out letters by sewing together two pieces of felt. Star readers?! If I have anything to say about it!


My Parents Visit

  When my parents come we have to have a ready to-do list. My parents are not idle people. If they see something they want to get to work. And my house has a lot of things that need to get…


I Married the Right Person

  Of all the billions of people in the world. I picked the best most perfect one. Take that. But seriously. - Tomato loves this guy so much.


What Having Allergies Looks Like

  Sexy and I know it. -Tomato