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England 2017 Nan's birthday
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      5 comments

The Man and I went to England to visit his Mum for her 90th birthday. She is a jewel! Her 94 year old sister joined us for much of the time and we treated the ladies to as many outings as they could handle. ... Read more
Thoughts to consider
Sunday, April 02, 2017      11 comments

There's some mighty fine advice in these words. ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any othe... Read more
Mulch much? Yup.
Friday, March 10, 2017      7 comments

We have an annual Pi(e) party on (you guessed it!) Pi day so we like to put on our best "face" for the party. Each year, we invite some new folks and anyone that has been before is always welcome to return. Right now, we're expecting 15 or so fo... Read more
Winter gardening
Sunday, February 05, 2017      8 comments

I am a gardener. That means that sometimes, I'm out when it is yucky out there. I bought some elephant garlic the other day and the seller kept saying "You need to put these in the ground like yesterday!" She had gotten them late, but chilled th... Read more
Sunday, January 22, 2017      8 comments

The Man dotes on "his girls" as he likes to call them. We (ha ha - HE) feeds them fresh produce from the garden and lots of fruit from the grocery. Even though we have compost bins and we've talked about chickens scrabbling in compost piles, oh ... Read more
What's love got to do with it?
Saturday, January 21, 2017      6 comments

Apparently a lot. Lots more than I gave credit to. My husband is my rock, best friend, partner, cheerleader... I could go on and on. He is without a doubt, the most positive person I've ever been around. When I ask how things (projects, wo... Read more
Women who farm... lose weight
Sunday, December 11, 2016      5 comments

I follow a group on FB called Women Who Farm. Today's story struck me because even though we do a good bit of growing our own, my dependencies on bread and cheese are still there. I was a baker fresh out of culinary school and my love of bread h... Read more
Holiday Calorie burners
Friday, December 02, 2016      5 comments

Check out the link to see just how many calories you are burning this holiday season! https://www.realbuzz.com
/articles/10-unusual-... Read more
Hot OJ recipe
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      5 comments

It's that time again when the weather changes and does all kind of craziness, like getting cold! I know, it's nearly December, but it's cold... and so am I! I came down with a cough and fever on Sunday, better for a bit and now it's back. Probab... Read more
Caterpillars to Butterflies
Sunday, November 13, 2016      6 comments

I just read an article that the Monarch's have arrived in Mexico, in time to "bed down" for winter. One of my focuses in my gardens is to provide varieties of Milkweed, which is the host plant for Monarch butterflies. We need more butterflies an... Read more
Green for Greens? Grow your own!
Thursday, November 03, 2016      6 comments

Neiman Marcus has Collard Greens for sale... Yes, NM is getting into greens, especially the ones in your wallet! If the link doesn't work, do a Google search. It's out there! https://www.washingtonpo
st.com/news/food/wp/2016/1... Read more
Butternut Squash and Parsnip Tart
Saturday, October 29, 2016      4 comments

Doing a slight mod on this recipe from Oh My Veggies (link at the bottom) as one to demo today. I love showing people how to cook seasonally. Changing up herbs, cheeses and even the crust can offer up new delights. Butternut Squash and Par... Read more
Why are soldiers having to repay bonuses?
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      9 comments

I try hard to stay away from political topics. I respect and appreciate my friends and don't want to get into heated, hurtful arguments with them as I've seen happen in families and friendships. However... My son is a Veteran. He joined bec... Read more
Doing something is better than doing nothing!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      7 comments

I started consciously working out on Monday, inspired by my friend Sharon. She is focused and enjoys a lot of the same things I do, except she likes (and used to teach) exercise. Oh, I'm not opposed to it. I enjoy seeing OTHER PEOPLE working out... Read more
Hydrate today for tomorrow!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      5 comments

This is an excellent illustration of why you hydrate today even if you aren't going out today. Set yourself up for success! www.dailypress.com/news/
weather-0726-20160725-story.html ... Read more

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