Today the snow is melting. The seed catalogs are arriving and I am thinking about spring. I know we have at least 6 more weeks of winter but flowers are in my head. With the snow being so wet it really does hold together well and is just right for making a snowman, however, I… Read More Thinking Spring
A while back my sister had the opportunity to go through an old barn and take any items she wanted. She collected a few things and offered some to me. Of the items I took was an old rusted iron trough. I have no idea what it was supposed to be but I thought it… Read More Make a Wish and Watch it Grow!
When I moved into my new home I was anxious to start designing my yard. I worked with the landscape when planning the location of my gardens. One of the features the previous owners left behind was a large tree stump. As I pondered what to do with it I got the idea to make… Read More Meet Stumpy
With an abundance of squash, eggplant, and colored bell peppers coming out of my garden I decided to make grilled veggie sandwiches. I sliced up some eggplant, yellow squash, zucchini, orange peppers and red onions. I placed the slices in a large bowl and added some green beans I also grabbed from the garden. I… Read More Grilled Veggie Sandwich with Herb Mayo
When I moved into my new home last year it was late July and too late to start a garden. However, I did scope out the yard and found a spot where the grass wasn’t growing so well. There was an old tree stump there and a small “bald” spot of dirt and mud. I… Read More Spirit Food