Tag Archives: gardening

On Being a Twentysomething

Ooh boy. This is one of those posts I knew I’d get to at some point but never really imagined it being here. The weird thing is that I knew exactly when it should be written. Today. I needed it out today because as of today, I am no longer in my twenties. In years past, I’ve tried to sum up only the previous year and what it meant to me. But this occasion is so momentous and it’s more than a year. It’s a decade. It’s Continue reading →

Mulch Ado About Nothing

Do you ever come across a website that offers to make your life better and you think, “Great, but this is too good to be true”? I’ve often come across these as ambitious startups offering something free or asking me to please give my email address for updates which never actually come. Well, when I came across ChipDrop I figured it was another one of these ambitious startups. I actually found ChipDrop on Craigslist, which added to my suspicion that it was a ruse. I mean, Continue reading →

Zawacki Tobacki No Mo

On Friday I went to divvy up some of my first batch of Zawacki Tobacki and was met with quite a surprise. The whole bag was full of mold. That’s my life, isn’t it? I’m not entirely sure what caused the mold to grow. I mean, I know it has to do with mositure and warmth, but the preparation process I went through should have taken care of that. Part of the process is baking the tobacco for 12 hours at 175°. To me, that Continue reading →

Terrarium

A couple of years ago Ellie had a terrarium on her Christmas wish list. My mom looked into getting her one. It quickly found out how expensive they are. Like crazy expensive for what it is. If you haven’t looked, I recommend checking prices on them now so you know what I’m saying. Yeah, expensive for a plant. Anyway, fast forward to this year. My mom pulled through and found a great way to give the gift Ellie had wanted. My mom found a thing Continue reading →