Category Archives: Everything

Snacks For Dinner

They go by many names – antipasto, mezze platter, crudite platter, charcuterie. These usually have a specific theme assigned to each but in our home we simply call them snack tray. A snack tray meal often happens on a night … Continue reading

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A Quick Garden Update

It’s been the busiest best little garden I have ever had! Last year August was our biggest harvest of 2016 and this August looks like we will double that. I have learned some important things this summer garden season and … Continue reading

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31 Staves – a visit to Crystal Bridges & Chihuly

It’s been quite the summer and Gene and I have taken a break to visit Crystal Bridges Museum in NE Arkansas before the Chihuly exhibit closes. The out door part of the exhibit will be open another month or so … Continue reading

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Mid Summer Garden Update

Most of these photos were taken about ten days ago. You know how fast things grow in the heat of summer? Some of this stuff has doubled since then. We are having a lot of pest problems – first a … Continue reading

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Easy As Cake

Hmmmm… I wrote this on January 7, 2017 and never did post it. So here it is now. And to top that off I will even throw in a recent photo of our onions! They were all harvested last week … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Pea Salad

I know that you know peas to be one of my favorite topics. I love to plant them, tend them, harvest peas, and eat peas of all kinds especially snow peas and fresh English peas. Sugar snaps – not so … Continue reading

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Phrankenstein Phaucets

You may remember last summer and the stunning cardboard patio flooring we had…eh? No? Well, no worries. There has been an upgrade. We now have a few pavers and an herb bed instead. As always a garden and its associated … Continue reading

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