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Creative Saturday Night

Creative Saturday Night

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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15 Comments

  1. Detje Bea

    My hubby made a raised bed for us. We plant about the 2nd week in May. Our weather has been pretty iffy also. I can’t wait to see the results.

  2. shelby

    I have no real advice – I’m still dipping my toes in to the world of apartment balcony gardening – but wanted to say I am jealous of your yard and planters! What a fun project to have for the summer.

    Also, WTF is in that plant at the coffee shop? Seriously…I’m going to have nightmares… 🙂

  3. Courtney

    I’m down in Corvallis and we usually plant mother’s day weekend. Once there are no threats of frost you are pretty good to go. You want to plant early enough that everything is yielding before the fall frost. We lost quite a few tomatoes last year because I planted a couple of plants late.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Mother’s Day weekend sounds like a good idea.

  4. steena

    Whoa, lots of work into the garden! Looks good!
    Writing a book about your journey sounds super challenging, I wouldn’t know where to start & how to keep a nice flow myself. I hope that you do publish it though, I WOULD get a copy!

  5. Kristina @ spabettie

    if I wasn’t going to be on vacation for a few weeks this month (yay!!) I would be planting next weekend. I’ll be planting probably Memorial weekend, my first weekend back home, and that will still be plenty of time for things to grow.

    what kind of veg are you planting?

    there was a frost advisory for last night / this morning, so I feel good about waiting anyway!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I think the weather here in Oregon is just too iffy for another month. It might be detrimental to the plants if we plant too soon. But I also don’t want to plant too late either.

  6. Lesley Lifting Life

    Your raised beds looks wonderful!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thank you! Michael did a fantastic job!

  7. Miz

    **glances at her black thumbs and leaves no comment**
    Miz recently posted..The Fila photo-shoot inside scoop…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Oh good….! I’m not the only one!!

  8. Caitlin @ Quest for Fitness

    Your beds look awesome! I wish I could have a garden like that

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I hope our veggies grow!

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