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Campout #4 2020: Silver Lake Flat Reservoir

Friday was my birthday.¬† We decided to go camping. ūüôā¬† This time we went to Silver Lake Flat Reservoir in American Fork Canyon. We were lucky and got there just in time to get a good campsite… most of them were already taken already. We got a site right next to the mountain stream. The...
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Campout #3 2020: Goblin Valley

We went camping at Goblin Valley this weekend.¬† It was really hot and windy…but we still had a great time!¬† We even saw a scorpion in real life for the first time.¬† That was a little nerve wracking.¬† Haha.¬† This morning we went on a fun hike at Little Wild Horse Canyon.
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Gardening: Month Five

Our Garden isn’t looking amazing these days.¬† The plants have had some issues with the leaves dying, but they seem to be on the mend and they are still producing fruit, so that’s good.¬† There is definitely a learning curve (combined with our climate and deck gardening conditions) with all of this and I have...
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Campout #2 2020: Payson Canyon

Campout #2 of 2020!¬† We went up to Payson Canyon… along with everyone else in Utah it seemed.¬† It took us quite a while to find an open campsite but we finally found one!¬† It was right next to a really pretty trail and we enjoyed a long walk in the mountains the next morning....
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Gardening: Month Four

“Who then is Paul, and who¬†is¬†Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man? I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.” (1 Corinthians 3:5-7)   4th month...
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Campout #1 2020: Santaquin Canyon

We went camping for the first time in 2020!¬† After trying to camp in Payson Canyon but finding the gates still closed, we ended up in Santaquin Canyon (right near the entrance) at a campsite that ended up not being a real campsite (but the nice guy said we could stay anyway).¬†¬† It wasn’t too...
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Gardening: Month Three

Another month has flown by and our garden is getting a little ridiculous. Haha.¬† The aroma in our house is becoming more and more “earthy” and we have plants taking over everywhere.¬† ¬†We’re still really enjoying our garden, but I’d be lying if I said that I’m not looking forward to it warming up outside...
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Gardening: Soil Sprouts

(This is post #3 about our garden.¬† See #1 here and #2 here.) ¬†¬† When I was looking up information and ideas for our indoor garden, I ran across this book… Year-Round Salad Gardening by Peter Burke.¬† I checked it out from the library and read the whole book in a few days (which is...
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Gardening: Month Two

We continued to see rapid growth with our garden last month.  So much so that hopefully it starts to warm up outside soon so I can put our plants on the deck or else we might be living in a full on jungle.  haha.  Our house may or may not have a very earthy scent these...
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