Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

One Perk of Getting Older (with @Moen)

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This post about bathroom sink faucets was brought to you by Moen, who provided the product to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. My birthday is this week. I’m getting up into “yikes” territory, but to be honest, I’m pretty OK with it. Being this age (we’ll just call it “this age” for… [read more]

His way or my way? I’m letting #PGEveryday settle it!

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My husband. He’s an outdoorsy guy through and through, and a very good daddy. He teaches the kids how to build things, how to take care of the yard, how to grow good things to eat… He’s definitely a hands-on dad. In more ways than one. Yup, that’s a groundhog. And now that I’ve gotten that little… [read more]

How to Make Wild Violet Syrup

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This post about how to make wild violet syrup was brought to you by Zulka Morena pure cane sugar, who provided a product sample for our use in this recipe. My grandmother always loved wild violets. I do, too, and that’s why they were the flowers I chose for my wedding. Not the smartest move,… [read more]

Kill Vampire Electronics and Lower Your Electric Bill #ProjectEnvolve (Mission 4)

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I’ve written this post as an ambassador for Project Envolve™ (sponsored in part by PPL Electric Utilities) . Project Envolve supplied me with materials to help weatherize my home along with tips for living an energy-efficient lifestyle. This post contains an affiliate link. I have a pretty fantastic announcement to make. Since becoming a #ProjectEnvolve Ambassador in… [read more]