Category Archive: garden

Sep 15 2014

Make It Monday Week Twenty

Make It Monday Week Twenty- Happy Monday wishes everyone ♥  Its a wonderful and crisp weather morning here. I’m watching the sun come up while I am writing todays Make It Monday. Hubby has gone fishing with our nephew, Izzy sleeps soundly and I have the smooth jazz sounds of Charley Langer playing . It is a beautiful …

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Sep 12 2014

Zucchini Latkes

Zucchini  Latkes Our veggie garden is nearly done for the year ( put pouty sad face here). All of the spaghetti squash and potatoes have been picked and are ready for winter storage. There are a few tomatoes and tomatillos left and the zucchini is dwindling too. That is right, this may be, dare I say …

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Aug 20 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153

  Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153 It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153 and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is….. this big bag of orders. I don”t want to seem as though I am bragging. It is just such a …

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Aug 12 2014

Spicy Eggplant Farfalle

 Spicy Eggplant Farfalle- A lot of my recipes are being inspired by all of the wonderful vegetables we are picking from our garden. I use what we grow and its fun to create new recipes with fresh vegetables. Unfortunately when I created this recipe our tomatoes had not turned red yet. I used canned Hunts tomatoes. This is …

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Aug 01 2014

Life Happens

Life Happens- As you and I know, sometimes things don’t work out quite as you planned. That’s life, and often times its unpredictability is what makes it worth living. I recently spent time wondering through our veggie garden with my hubby. I listen closely as he beamed with pride and he pulled back the leaves …

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Jul 21 2014

Make it Monday Week Twelve

Make It Monday Week Twelve- Happy Monday wishes! It is time for Make it Monday week twelve.I am happy to share another collection of features from last weeks hop. Every week at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop there is always plenty of craftiness and yumminess to be found. I sometimes have a little trouble …

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Jul 14 2014

Make It Monday Week Eleven

Make It Monday Week Eleven- Happy Monday wishes! It is time for Make it Monday week eleven. I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful weekend. We were very busy. We enjoyed a lovely weekend spent with our five grandchildren.♥ Thank you again to all who sent emails and left comments about my Friday post. My bloggy friends …

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Jul 09 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 147

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 147 It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 147 and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is…….this little photo that nobody seemed to pick out of the group in the celebration giveaway. That is me! Did anyone guess …

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Jul 07 2014

Make It Monday Week Ten

Make It Monday Week Ten- Happy Monday wishes! It is time for Make it Monday week ten. I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful weekend. I am thrilled that so many of you found time to share at the hop on Thursday.  I am happy to share another collection of features from last weeks hop. …

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Jul 01 2014

Asparagus with New Potatoes

Asparagus with New Potatoes- I think it’s time to play in the kitchen! Asparagus with New Potatoes is already one of our favorite “breakfast for dinner” meals. We love fresh asparagus and although we have a wonderful garden we don’t grow asparagus. I found some reasonably priced asparagus at the market and knew it was, “what’s for …

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Jun 30 2014

Make It Monday Week Nine

Make It Monday Week Nine Time for Make it Monday week nine. Wow time passes quickly.  I hope you had a positive weekend. I kept busy and I asked hubby to do a few “honey do’s” around the house. Not one of his favorite things to do  but he did them.   I am happy …

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Jun 14 2014

National Strawberry Day

National Strawberry Day- Its National Strawberry Day! One of my favorite garden treats has its very own special day. Who knew? Our garden is abundant with beautiful berries. I have always loved strawberries. I eat fresh strawberries nearly every day, all year round. But the best ones come from our garden. Look at these beauties. …

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Jun 11 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 143

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 143- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is…..Fresh lettuce from our garden. We have been enjoying wonderful fresh green salads filled with butter crunch and romain lettuce. As you …

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Jun 09 2014

Make It Monday Week Six

  Make It Monday Week Six- Time for Make it Monday can you believe this is the sixth one. Where does the time go? I hope everyone had a lovely weekend and that you found plenty of things to make you smile. I joined my daughter for a yard sale and it was soooooo hot! …

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May 30 2014

Container Gardening Basics

Container Gardening Basics- Container gardening is a lovely way to bring color and fragrance to your porch, patios and small spaces. It is perfect for those who do not have yard or garden spaces or who live in the city and want to brighten up their balconies and terraces too. I enjoy having flowers on …

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