It snowed earlier in the week. Barely more than an inch but it has cold enough to have stuck around, blanketing my backyard in its crisp silence. This is the perfect scenario for a January evening of perusing the many … Continue reading
I gave myself a pasta sheeter/cutter for my birthday las month and have been making guinea pigs of my family ever since. I also ordered three books to learn what I was doing. I like to read cookbooks, but they … Continue reading
Growing my garden this year has meant so much more than the seeds I started, the dream part-time job I was fortunate to enjoy, the pesto I made early-season, the myriad tomatoes I canned, or even the jalapenos I am … Continue reading
Last summer was the first in three that I had any success with growing tomatoes – so much so that I DID win (at least, I am claiming victory) Continue reading
So, a co-worker kindly offered Continue reading
When first introduced, I had a subscription to ‘Kitchen Gardener’ – I believe I discovered it while visiting a magazine booth at a local gardening show. Continue reading
I am reading a good book these days. Just 10 minutes a day, every day and will find another to read next – kinda a New Year’s Resolution, if I’d started the plan Continue reading
It seemed like the tomatoes were green forever last summer, but I’d never have seen this lovely ladybug otherwise.