Rainy Day Squash Boats

I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care of… [read more]

Bloobs!

I knew it was about to happen a few days ago when my husband came walking into the house, said,”Open up!” and popped a sweet little blueberry into my mouth. The first blueberries of the season are ready! When I say I like blueberries, I mean I REALLY ADORE blueberries. Last year at this time,… [read more]

Writer’s Block of Chocolate

Today, I don’t feel so much like writing. I think I wrote too much at work and used up all my words. Instead, I feel like eating chocolate. And that shouldn’t be a problem because I just replenished my stash. I love chocolate….and it loves me, too. Know how I know? There’s a love poem… [read more]

Squash Blossom Insecurity

OK, crafty foodbloggers…I have a challenge for you. It irks me to no end that there are so many things I don’t utilize from my garden.  I was reminded of this irkiness by a post on Oh She Glows this morning…(garlic scapes are among the things I don’t use.) …along with beet greens, fiddlehead ferns, and… [read more]

Summer Beet and Cucumber Salad

I saw an article this morning that said Facebook games are experiencing a big decline right now. I’d like to think that’s because we are a nation of such productive gardeners and farmers that we can’t bear the winter months without having something to hoe, and now that the real gardening season is underway, we… [read more]