Simple Mask Pattern …

My house has turned into a mask factory. I am hearing lots of people say it's hard to make a mask. I have seen lots of different patterns and ended up taking bits of patterns and creating a mask that I think is pretty simple to make as long as you have the most basic... Continue Reading →

Hope blooms…

Well I think it's safe to say the last few weeks have been anything but ordinary! I had so much hope for my gardening blogs and really diving in to teaching garden techniques as well as sharing recipes and fun stories. But like all of you, I am now home schooling my daughter and my... Continue Reading →

Where to Sprout Seeds…

Maybe you have a green house maybe you don't. If you're like most of us you probably don't have a formal spot for starting seeds when there's still snow on the ground. Each year my home turns into a green house. Picture frames are moved from shelves and replaced with seed trays. Tables are set... Continue Reading →

Planting seeds…

Yesterday I wrote about chosing seeds and picking out how you would like to grow them. Today I want to write about how to plant them, as well as how to use a soil blocker. Before you open your soil and dive in get yourself a work station set up. To make the process easiest... Continue Reading →

Time to Start Seeds!…

Spring is on its way and that means for those of us that live in zone 5 (most of New York) it's time to start planting seeds! Let's start by learning the basics about a seed packet: Today I'll be planting pansy seeds as well as tomatoes(and many others). Pansy's like cooler weather and do... Continue Reading →

Saying Goodbye…

My family has had a lot of loss over the past few years. We've had to say good bye to so many family members as well as friends and even pets we loved dearly. I haven't been blogging to much lately because my father in law has been in a year long battle with stage... Continue Reading →

Holidays Come to an End…

Is it just me or is the holiday season a whirlwind of emotion?! I LOVE the holidays with a particularly special love for Christmas. I love how black Friday is spent getting the Christmas decorations up! I love the smell of Christmas cookies in the oven and making lists of food needed for family gatherings.... Continue Reading →

A Fresh Start…

After a long year has come to an end, I find myself eagerly waiting for my first seed catalog to arrive in the mail. It should come this week or next but meanwhile I am busy taking inventory of my seed stash and get an idea of what to do in the garden. Some people... Continue Reading →

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