My kitchen is torn up from head to toe. There are, literally, no counter tops. The sink doesn’t have a faucet and I’ve been washing dishes with bowls of hot, soapy water from the tub. Tools litter the floor and planks of wood are leaning up against my partially-painted door (with no knob). Ever heard
Traditional Ratatouille Recipe Once upon a time, in a far away land, the world was peaceful and there was a beautifully dressed, perfectly fit, well-rested, wrinkle-free, stress-free, homemaker. She spent her days drinking coffee, attending to her perfect and well behaved children while contemplating which new shade of lipstick she should wear to highlight her strong cheekbones
There are so many special details to share with you about the new potager, but in the meanwhile, I’ve recorded a short video to give you a little garden tour of what we’ve been up to! Since the video, I’m pretty sure my dog has eaten at least two more plants. Yay. Have you ever
Once upon a time, I was pregnant. Ah – who am I kidding. I’ve been pregnant or lactating for the last six years of my life. But this time, I was pregnant. There I was… minding my own business picking out paint colors on Pinterest for the new farm… watching orders come in for Family
It amazes me as a gardener how one year a particular crop can be right-on-the-money, only to be followed by a disastrous showing the following season. Last summer, I was able to put up a years supply of onions, braided lovingly in my laundry room, for all the world to see. This year, my measly
It’s currently 189 degrees. Or something like that. Which makes me thankful that we worked on planting our potager weeks back when the weather was less… boiling. And even though it’s not complete, it is growing! Care to take a peek around with me? The Potager Garden: Assessing The Progress Full confession: I’m going to show
Tis the season, my friends. For greens. Though… let’s face it… it’s pretty much always the season for greens. Greens in the fall. Greens in the winter. Greens in the spring. Greens in the… see where this is going? We’ve got greens coming out of our eyeballs and sprouting from our ears. Mustard greens. Kale.
I’m sorry Joel Salatin, but I’ve gotta disagree with you on one very, important point. That is, that the aesthetics of the farm DO MATTER. At least, they matter to me. I can’t help myself. It all began with Project Feminize that reared it’s head a few years back in an effort to rescue my