Yardwork Deserves Cobbler


Another Weekend has come and gone. I am sad, but at the same time, excited because some fun things are going on soon at RWS! First of all, soon, I will be hosting ANOTHER raffle for TNT and the Leukemia and Lymphoma society!!! I am working on an all-star lineup of prizes, so stay tuned!

Next, I will be going out of town in the middle of September, and I need YOUR help! I plan to pre-write a few posts for you for while I am gone, but also would love to feature YOU on RWS! Here on the blog, I am all about inspiration, hope, and determination. If you have a story to share, I would love to hear from you! How have you overcome adversity as it deals with health/eating/fitness? Send inquiries to [email protected] about being featured here in September!

Ok, so yesterday after church, Bobby and I headed to Lowe’s to get some things to spruce up the yard. At our old house, we had mulch in our rose garden and not only did the red contrast amazingly well with the green plants, but it really kept weeds away well and stayed a lot longer than pine straw. After pulling a million weeds, we realized we needed more pine straw….but then decided to use mulch, and get some black garden edger stuff to hold the mulch in place.




After (sort of) we kinda grossly underestimated how much mulch we would need…yeah…


But doesn’t it already look so good? I love that Bella looks like she is smiling in this picture! She was busy tormenting tree frogs.


After finishing back there, we added more pine straw to the front (we spent an hour pulling weeds yesterday after our 10-miler.) So the yard is looking good for fall! While waiting to cool down, I decided to make a blueberry cobbler. We have a ton of blueberries and I didn’t want them to go bad, so cobbler it is! I used the same recipe that is on my recipe page for blackberry cobbler, just substituted blueberries!


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Paired with ice cream, well deserved after an afternoon of yard work!

QOTD: Do you reward yourself after a day of hard work?

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  1. The yard looks great! And any baked good with blueberries is my favorite 🙂 Blueberries were on sale this week so I have a ton to eat before heading out of town this weekend, so maybe I’ll try your recipe.

  2. Your yard looks great! It kind of makes me wish I had a yard to do something with…even though I have no green thumb and really dislike doing any kind of yard work haha.

    I’m always up for rewarding myself! It’s the best way to get through something challenging. Or, you know, a fun way to come up with an excuse for why you need a reward lol. Today I let myself have some chocolate covered blueberries because I spent a couple of hours preparing lectures for the class I TA. Not exactly something I needed rewarding for, but I’ll still take them none the less!

  3. Great job on the yard!

    Definitely rewards are in order after a hard day of work! And yum!! The blueberry cobbler looks delicious!