Author Archives: Melissa @ HerGreenLife

Summer fun[k]

That ride kicked off my summer, and the weeks since have flown by, with both highs and lows along the way. Continue reading

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When your cart is bigger than your bike

Wherein I drop the fully (over?) loaded bike . . . . Continue reading

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Welcome to our garden

It’s hard to believe that just one year ago, we were completely immersed in a rehab and preparing to move — whew!  In contrast to the spring of 2016, we’ve spent the spring of 2017 turning the yard at our … Continue reading

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Just when you think you’ve hit your groove

My first year of being a non-traditional student was less than typical, as it started with a child recovering from a serious injury and ended with a home purchase and renovation — not for the faint of heart!  I was … Continue reading

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Diving into the deep freeze

Our freezer is not a huge, “there’s definitely a dead body in there” size, but at 15 cubic feet, it’s fairly big, and having a list helps us make the most of our frozen food . . . Continue reading

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Kitchen riffs

It seems like just yesterday it was October, and still hot, and I was itching for cooler weather and “oven season.”  Well, oven season is in full swing, and our recent icy weekend gave me a chance to spend extra … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Plus

A bowl of oatmeal has been an almost constant breakfast companion for over ten years now.  While I am clearly a creature of habit, my bowl has evolved over the years.  Here’s a quick look at my oatmeal evolution, followed … Continue reading

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