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Homemade pickles!

Homemade pickles!

A little while ago, we made pickles. Making pickles has become somewhat of a tradition for us.  A few years ago, we made our very first batch together and, like Mark’s baba (Ukrainian for grandmother) before him, we’ve tried every year since to improve our recipe. This year we bought our cucumbers, garlic and dill … Continue reading

Tomatoes from the garden.

Tomatoes from the garden.

On days when I feel frustrated because of my wrist pain, I take solace in our garden.  I remind myself that, in a way, it’s something that I’ve made – or at least, helped to make.  There’s something so satisfying in tending to a garden and watching it grow.  Even more so if you can … Continue reading