Monthly Archives: June 2011

The day I decided to build a plant bed for my porch.

Somewhere along the line, I realized how immensely satisfying do-it-yourself projects can be. There’s no better way to feel good about yourself than tackling a challenging project and accomplishing it. It’s the same feeling I get from baking, so I started to branch out even further into the realm of doing, making, building and growing things myself. I began by growing herbs and a fig tree named Figaro, and it turns out I am capable of keeping them alive. (Contrary to previous experiences, including in college when my poor flower plant, Agnes, was watered with what was definitely not water and was definitely vodka. Oops.)

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Scafuri Bakery: Under construction

It has been a while since I wrote an update on the status of the bakery, so here are some pictures I took a short while ago. We’ve cleared everything out, tagged what we wanted to save, and let the construction magic continue.

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