Growing tomatoes from seed is a great way to try new varieties. It’s easy, too!
I don’t mean to bombard this blog with recipes, but during the winter I cook. A lot. And since I can’t spend much time preparing a meal, my slow cooker is frequently involved. I love the fact I can throw food into a cooker, go about my business and have a nice meal or […]
For the most part, living in the country, out of the city lights and noise, is a wonderful dream come true. It does, however, have some disadvantages. As our area continues to grow by leaps and bounds, the drive to work gets longer and longer. I leave my house before seven and get home around […]
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This time of year starts a frenzy of garden to-do lists. Seed packets are organized, new seed varieties are studied, and plans are being made for the gardens. Not much can be planted outside now, but the greenhouse space is already filling up. For my garden, ornamental grasses, climbing roses, and hydrangeas can be cut […]
Dreary days in the winter don’t work for me. I can tolerate the cold if the sun is shining, but when it’s not, it can be so depressing. Usually when this happens, I head to the kitchen and cook. It’s still January though and everyone is still trying to get their holiday indulgences corrected so, therefore, I have […]
Whenever I comment on a great food I have eaten or complement a cool project someone has done, it’s usually followed by the phrase, “I got it off Pinterest”. Pinterest is a great source for ideas and when my internal alarm clock goes off extra early, I find myself perusing the endless pictures of recipes and decorating ideas. Through these […]
I am a simple person, I am not a political person. I never felt I was knowledgeable enough to debate any issues and I, for one, am glad the election is over. No one knows what is in store for our country but, for better or worse, the American people voted in a new president. Tuesday, […]