You may have noticed things have been a little quiet on the blog lately. Although if you didn’t notice, I am not sure if I should be thrilled or offended. Either way…I’m so glad you’re here!
The past couple of months have proven themselves to be pretty busy. Earlier this month, Jenni and I taught a Citizen Gardener class at the Sustainable Food Center and enjoyed meeting all the new Austin gardeners that attended. We are definitely looking forward to seeing some photos from our students once they get their gardens going!
My garden lately has been looking a little pathetic. I planted lots of broccoli, cauliflower, and greens this fall and they have sadly been quite neglected. The cabbage loopers have moved in and had their fill, and now most of the leaves look like swiss cheese. Plus, I’ve been terrible at watering.
But I have a good excuse.
The past few months I’ve been busy growing something else. And it’s proving to be way more challenging than growing tomatoes.
Yes, my husband and I are excited to announce that we are expecting a little girl in April!
Needless to say, the road to motherhood has proven to be a little distracting (and difficult) when it comes to tending my garden. Well, honestly, it’s been challenging for life in general, as I’ve been one of the blessed ones to be hit with some not-so-fun morning sickness (a.k.a. all-day sickness) for the past 10+ weeks.
Thankfully, my awesome friend Angela came over and helped me plant everything last month, otherwise I wouldn’t have a garden to even speak of. And I am hoping by the time there are things to harvest I will be a little more, uh, peppy (and a lot less nauseous).
As my energy starts creeping up (crossing fingers), I am hoping to start posting on a more regular basis on the blog. I’ve already found myself puttering around in the kitchen a little more the past week and have some ideas for recipe posts coming up. So don’t worry friends, there are things to look forward to!
I’ll leave you with a handful of photos from my garden this week. And maybe a couple bonus ones of the other little one I am growing.
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