Carrots and beets that actually LOOK like carrots and beets?!

Just in case anyone is wondering…

I am VERY excited about this.

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Aren’t they beautiful? Purple carrots, one lonely little orange carrot, and a couple chiogga beets.

I was just thinning the carrots a little, and out came, well…carrots. Expectedly so, I would say. Don’t judge me; I still think it’s a miracle when something I grew actually looks like it’s supposed to, OKAY?

As if that wasn’t enough, the scallions I planted a few days ago have already sprouted!

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SEEEEEEEEE??! Okay, okay, it’s hard to see. The scallions are the little green things in the middle.

Looking forward to dinner! Yay, roasted root veggies!

Am I the only fully grown adult out there that still greets the wonder of the life cycle with childlike excitement (which includes just a touch of Peter Pan-ish “ah, the cleverness of me”)?

Now if you’ll excuse me, the Helpful Toddler is playing “bucket head” with her baby sister…

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