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How I’m Eating 40 Pumpkins This Year

How much pumpkin do you eat in a year?  Do you just eat a slice or two of pumpkin pie around the holidays?  Pumpkin pie spice lattes from Starbucks don’t count either because I’m pretty sure there isn’t much real pumpkin in those lattes.  Thanks to the super pollinating power of our bees, I had a bumper crop of sugar pie pumpkins last year.  Many people just think of pumpkins as fall decorations, but pumpkins are food!  If I grow the food, I don’t want to waist the food.  My challenge was to figure out how to use 40 pumpkins, and I am happy to report that I am on pace to eat about 40 pumpkins in approximately one year.  I am inviting you to jump down the pumpkin rabbit hole with me.

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Something Out of Nothing

The Bible says that the very first garden was the garden of Eden.  God created it by speaking it into existence.  God created something out of nothing.  I was reminded of that truth this week when a minor miracle happened in my garden.  I am definately not comparing myself to the Lord Almighty, but I was able to make something out nothing. Continue reading