Adventures in Eating: 8 Weird Garden Foods to Try

I’m a big believer in traditional garden staple veggies, but my husband is an explorer. We usually meet in the middle, so I get my plain old green peas and the kids get to try lots of fun new things. Today, I’m sharing a little inspiration to make your next garden more interesting. We’ve grown 4… [read more]

Sunshine Stack

I love to cook. I always have. But when it comes to making lunch just for me on my days at home, I often bypass the whole mess and just snack, or heat up some leftovers. There’s really nothing wrong with that, I guess, but today I felt like making myself a real meal. Maybe… [read more]

The rest of the day has to be better, right?

Ugh! What a morning! Let me tell you one thing I know for sure: Automatic door locks are NOT as much of a convenience as you would think. I was at the gas station today, in the midst of a mayfly swarm, and I shut my door, only to hear a click and realize my keys,… [read more]

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]

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]