I started off the morning thinking I would make us one thing but then Lucas and I ventured out to check on the garden… Where we ended up with a basket full of Swiss Chard, herbs, beets and one carrot. The menu changed after that. Print Yum Broccoli and Swiss Chard Salad IngredientsSalad 4 cups chopped broccoli 1/2 chopped onion 4-6
Deep deep into canning and preserving season over here… My kitchen is a hot mess… But my pantry sure looks pretty. Today’s tally… 11 jars of blueberry (local organic source) jam (Lucas favorite) 8 jars of salsa from our garden tomatoes, peppers and cilantro 6 quarts of dill pickles from our cucumbers 3 bags of cut corn for the freezer from local farm Tomorrow…. Onto
I have to say when I see these little guys they make my heart happy… Did you know that: They are not a native insect? They are typically exotic and were introduced to the U.S. They lay hundreds of eggs in a Styrofoam type of pouch. Indeed…the female does eat the male sometimes after mating. It happens more in captivity though then in the great
“Fell into A sea of grass And disappeared among The shady blades… “ Ah…yes…Summertime. It’s here!!! Finally, really, completely HERE! I am a Summer girl for sure. I don’t mind the heat….I need the sun…I love nothing more than sweating in the garden and eating tomatoes like apples straight out of the garden. This is my time of year. The only thing I could do
We have lived here 10 years now… Some good years…some not so good and a whole bunch in between. Here is what I know for sure. Sharing dirt with neighbor Mr. Chemical is quite frustrating sometimes. See I love him . He is this “long in the tooth” fellow who also has a love of working in his yard. You know I love this! However…Mr.