Do you ever dream up catchy advertising slogans for your favorite products? No? Well, maybe this is just my wierd way of trying to be as cool as Don Draper in Mad Men. Here is one for one of my favorite vegetables… Onions: Start here, go anywhere. Continue reading →
I have a confession to make… I have a bad habit of setting unrealistically high goals. It usually starts out with me writing out a list of things to do for a day or a weekend that a normal person would try to accomplish in a month.
What, I can redesign my entire website in a weekend, I’ll just do it while I clean the entire house, reorganize the basement, repaint the bathroom, plan out next week’s meals, fold the laundry, grocery shop, wash the windows, and spend quality with my friends. This is called multitasking, right? NO. Continue reading →
It’s that special time of the year again.. the time of the year when I get impatient and start planting seeds in small containers and setting them in front of every window in my house.
This year I really wanted to get a grow light, but after pricing some online I was pretty sure Joe could just build one much cheaper with the scraps of wood in our basement. I actually found some plans online and showed them to Joe, casually mentioning that we should do this sometime soon. His reaction: “Sure, let’s go to Home Depot and get a light right now.” That’s when I about fell off my chair. Continue reading →
It’s an exciting day for Cultivating Concrete! This week the latest issue of Edible Allegheny came out and it includes a short write up about this blog.