Trying Blue Apron

So my (hopefully last) surgery on my ankle is in a couple of weeks. The pain is starting to get to me enough that housework is a trial. So I figured I’d try another meal kit service.

This time it is Blue Apron.

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Goatgurt

Since I had goat milk, I figured I’d try goat yogurt. I searched around for a good sous vide recipe. I am weird about leaving it out in a cooler overnight. But a sous vide where I can micromanage the temp, I’m good!

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Signs of Spring!

I walked around the yard today because it is absolutely gorgeous out. I checked out our mini-orchard. For reference, we have two each of Honeycrisp, Fuji, and Granny Smith.

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Goat Milk 2: Snoodle Doodle Boogaloo

I found out that Elderslie Farm, the farm that produces my favorite cheese (and dinners, and blackberries, and, and, and…), started selling goat milk. It was spendy, but it’s a reliable source.

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3D Printing Parts

As you know, my good friend Prairie Peacock makes fabulous soaps. One of the things that she wants to do is to be able to add shapes to her soaps. So I built her a die to fit her extruder.

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Eighth Time is the Charm?

It’s that time of year again. When I attempt to start seedlings indoors. I’ve fallen prey to neglect, injury, illness, kittens, wind, hail, cold, pretty much anything that can go wrong, has gone wrong. Seriously, my first year, I planted 200+ seedlings, and the day after I put them in a greenhouse outside, a storm blew it all away, greenhouse and all.

There’s nothing as stupidly optimistic like a bad gardener, so we try, try again.

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Lifelong Learning

So one of the things that is most significant in my character is my love of learning, It informs many of the things I do, whether it is work, hobbies, what have you. So I was enticed by an ad to get Wondrium with my Christmas money. it used to be the Great Courses.

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Best Batch Yet

Im preparing for the summer farmers market season and a market at my makerspace. I’ve been amassing cuts of various cute calico fabric for beeswax wraps.

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Dedication to the Bit

So my best friend is a bad ass. Seriously-she’s a black belt in Taekwondo. So anyway, there is a tournament about an hour and a half away from me. She and her son are competing, and I believe her husband is judging.

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Bee Update

A couple of weeks ago we had a nice day, so we decided to open up the bees, feed them, and see how things were going.

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