Category: 2017

More fun than baking fresh bread is..

Today was the third day that I made bread from scratch. I always thought it was complicated so I never tried to do it from scratch so we had bread machines. Bread from the machine is okay but what I have never liked is takes Read More…

Adam and Rachel

Adam and Rachel

Just love these two..

Blake has got to wear shades.

Blake has got to wear shades.

Not the greatest filming I know. Holding a not so light camera higher up to get the shot is not that easy. I hope to get a better copy.

Blake tapping to Dixieland Christmas at Knotts

Blake tapping to Dixieland Christmas at Knotts

Sorry for the distortion, I had Adam’s heavy camera which was hard to hold in the air and the sun was shinning on the screen so I couldn’t see what I was filming either. I just pointed and hit record. I hope to get better clips from another parent.

A Halloweenie Activity

A Halloweenie Activity

Halloweenie activity at our house for Vince and the boys.. Meanwhile, I succeed in getting all the laundry done!

Noob Garden ?  Looking for a new garden name

Noob Garden ? Looking for a new garden name

Hi. The garden really took off this year and it now needs a better fitting name. If you have one, we are taking suggestions. Please email to 1busymama@thebusymama.com Update: Finally a new name. Ta Da! Pass Lura. Why because once you are completely awake at Read More…

Adam’s Degrees

Adam’s Degrees

Adam completed 5 AAs and a GE transfer in 2 1/2 years at the CC with honors,  he is heading to CSUN in Fall 2018.

Garden Bounty

Garden Bounty

Pictures from our recent harvest here in TBM Garden. It has been a great year for only doing this for 2 years and the plants have really matured, we also finally figured out the water thing so if we can figure out the winter thing, Read More…

Trip out to Palm Desert

Trip out to Palm Desert

We went to Palm Desert the other day to visit my Mom and Bob on vacation. Adam took a few pictures.

Unexpected Garden Harvest at Noob Garden

I went into the garden today to transplant two trees to pots and found an unexpected harvest. Sox thinks the basket of basil, peppers, tomatoes, and cucumbers smells awesome.


Aiden’s 13th Bday..

This weekend we celebrated the last Krist son, Aiden turning 13. As an infant, he was always in a rush to keep up with his brothers and you know what he still is. Happy Bday Son #4, you are now officially a teenager! Still shots Read More…

Hoop Trellis -Next year in the garden..?

I love the idea of a vine hoop trellis and I would love to create this with the grape vines but we will see.. There is also the possibility of doing this with the watermelons and the cucumbers, and any other vine plant that we Read More…

Noob Garden Harvests Aug 2017 through today.

Noob Garden Harvests Aug 2017 through today.

This result is a joint effort.. everyone in the family but Vince plays a role in the garden. We have learned a lot this year and next year will be even better. We are really good at peppers, we have so many that I am not sure what to do with them and some how a raspberry plant in its own pot ended up sharing its space with a cherry tomato plant.