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Seasonal Produce Printables

One of my favorite things about summer is going to local farmers markets.  For those of us who live in the Midwest, it’s often hard to find fresh seasonal produce at our local stores, so whenever the farmer’s markets come to town, we do our best to stock up on fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies.

And one of the best ways to buy your produce is to know what’s in season when you’re out shopping.  Buying produce when it’s in season often means fresher, cheaper, and tastier ingredients…and who doesn’t love that?

To help you learn what is in season when, here are some handy printables so you can see what fruits, veggies, and herbs are in season every month of the year.  Happy shopping!

Looking for clever ways to use your favorite herbs?  Check out this herb printable for some handy ideas!

SUMMER PRODUCE

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FALL PRODUCE

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WINTER PRODUCE

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SPRING PRODUCE

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6 True to Life George Carlin Printables

everybodyHe was one of the greats. He was the one who influenced and paved the way for some of today’s best comedians. His large body of work and ability to speak truthfully about everything from religion to politics put him at the top of the entertainment ladder. Comedians like Louis C.K., Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Lewis Black, and many others have been very open about how the late and great George Carlin influenced their comedy and the industry as a whole…and it was a sad, sad day when the world lost this beloved curmudgeon eight years ago today.

Some may know ol’ Georgie from SNL (he was the lucky bastard who hosted the very first episode!), some may know him from his countless performances, others from his collection of publications…still others might even know him as Mr. Conductor from Shining Time Station. With an impressive collection of recordings, performances, guest appearances, books, TV shows and specials, and even movie roles, George Carlin has put his mark on nearly every entertainment medium. His persona was rough and honest, and he never hesitated to share his feelings on several controversial subjects, including race, abortion, women’s rights, and homosexuality. But for as tough and gritty as he was on stage, who he was at home was completely different.

George met his first wife, Brenda, in 1960. They had one child together and remained happy until Brenda’s passing in 1997. Six months later, George met a writer named Sally Wade and married her the following year. They remained faithful to each other until George’s death in 2008, two days before their 10th anniversary. George described his meeting with Sally as “love at first site”, and their relationship was nothing short of ooey gooey lovey dovey sweetness. Hard to believe, right? But a short glance at The George Carlin Letters, a book written by Sally Wade, shows a different story. Throughout their 10-year courtship, George and Sally shared a whole magical world all their own. Love letters, dreams of lands in far off planets, and sweet notes back and forth fill the pages of this book, showing a hidden side of a man we all thought to be so open and honest. This book will make you laugh, make you cry (for SURE!), and will have you falling in love with George all over again.

Often hidden in his crude and truthful comedy are little gems of life advice that we should all keep in mind. As a tribute to this trailblazer on the anniversary of his passing, I’ve collected some of them for you here. Save ‘em…print ‘em…live by ‘em.

 

The Wisdom of George Carlin

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Have a Nice Day Free Printables

Started in Charleston, South Carolina, June 1st was granted Say Something Nice Day when the Mayors of North Charleston and Charleston came together with members of various church groups to create a day to be kind to the special people in our lives. In an effort to fight unkindness and bullying, Say Something Nice Day is spreading into schools and offices all over the nation.

In an effort to spread the love, here are some cute printables to share with your family, friends, and co-workers. You can print them out on an 8.5×11 sheet of paper, cut them out, and write sweet messages on the back. Hand them out to your loved ones and help make their day on June 1st!

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5 Fantastic Liz Lemon Printables

So, I know 30 Rock is old news now, but today is the wonderful Tina Fey’s birthday! Happy birthday, Tina Fey!

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To celebrate this wonderful witty woman of comedy, I’ve created some fun little printables for you…inspired by the wonderful wisdom of Liz Lemon:

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Rosh Hashannah Apple Printable

Remember the days of pop up cards and vintage toys?  Yeah, neither do I.

Thankfully, a woman by the name of Marilyn Scott-Waters has released many of her designs of elegant vintage paper toys in PDF format.  And the best part is that you can download many of them for free!  There are toys for every major holiday, toys for kids, and an online book store where you can purchase many of Marilyn’s how-to books.  Here’s a little apple I made for Rosh Hashanah using one of her patterns.  You could easily convert this into a little gift box and fill it with candy or good wishes for the coming year.

The pattern…

and here’s mine!

You can find this and many other templates here.  Check out her Halloween and Christmas collections.  Beautiful!  And often all you need to create these beautiful decorations are scissors and tape.  The only downside is that many of her patterns don’t include instructions…so kids might have trouble knowing what to cut and what to fold.  However most adults who have had craft time in school should be able to figure any of the patterns out.

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