Winning the battle…

Every year there is something that grows insanly well and something that seems to just not want to do anything. This year my tomato's are doing phenomenal but my butternut squash have all but died. I'm not sure what the issue is but today I spent replanting the plants that didn't make it. When trouble... Continue Reading →

Crabgrass, fertilizer and Satan…

You might be wondering where I could possibly be going with this! Well I was in the garden today, carrying my bottle of fish emulsion (plant fertilizer for you garden newbies). I was preparing to feed the garden but 1st I saw there was a ton of baby crabgrass, especially around my pepper plants. In... 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 →

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 →

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 →

New Year’s Resolutions…

Gym commercials, diet ads, new year new you! This time of year we are bombarded with dozens and dozens of ways to "improve" ourselves. And why not?! It's a brand new year, new chance to make changes, to try new things! Nothing wrong with that! But what bothers me is how this time of year... Continue Reading →

Green Bean Casserole recipe…

Wow Thanksgiving is almost here and I am behind on posting!!!! Here's a quick and easy recipe I make before Thanksgiving and freeze until the day before! This recipe is super easy to double or triple if you need to feed a crowd! Just a few ingredients, a spoon to mix and a 9x9 inch... Continue Reading →

Being Thankful…

Tis the season of family, food and thankfulness! How we love to gather around the table to carve pumpkins, go trick or treating and soon have a Thanksgiving feast! The holiday season is coming fast and as tiring as it can be it is the time of year we often realize how much we truely... Continue Reading →

Easy Butternut Squash Recipe…

Here's another easy side dish perfect for beginners, perfect on a tight budget and will please a crowd! Season as you like, I prefer just adding some brown sugar and maybe a touch of butter and that's it! Secret to the smooth texture is to puree it after cooking it. The squash does spend a... Continue Reading →

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