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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 088

Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca). In the wild, this conifer is the northernmost tree of North America, found from Alaska ...
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Plenty of stocking stuffer ideas!

For the Pampered: Body Lotion, Face Cream, Soap, Lip Salves, Bath Salts and more made locally with fresh goat’s milk ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #30

Sigh. The final box is here. I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing them as much as I've been devouring them. French ...
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Get crafty

Just in time! Instead of buying a wreath for your front door, why not make one and wow yourself and ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #29

This week’s temptations freshly picked from the local farm to my belly: Gem Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Arrowhead Cabbage, Carrots, Chard, Sweet ...
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Get into the holiday spirit

You’ll discover trees decorated in a dazzling ray of lights, carolers, and musical entertainment, roasted chestnuts on an open fire; ...
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It’s that time of year

Yes, it is. We're busy unpacking boxes of lights, decorations and even building a gingerbread house. The Cottage is getting ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No 087

Mealy Cup Sage ‘Victoria Blue’ (Salvia farinacea) or blue salvia. The classic deep purple-blue color and gray-green foliage create a ...
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Eat more pie? Well of course, silly.

No Thanksgiving would be complete without an extra slice of your favorite. Norm's Market and Duarte’s Tavern in Pescadero has ...
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Greetings from Loma Mar!

We now have a praying mantis! Long and slender, quick yet graceful, they stand on top of the insect world ...
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Seize the day with…..Coffee

We’re continuing to have gorgeous days here on the Coastside and what better way to start the day than with ...
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Blue House Farm CSA Box #26

This week’s brilliant box full of farm grown juiciness: Sweet Corn, Eggplant, Chard, Brussels Sprouts, Acorn Winter Squash, Yellow Onions ...
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