It was a beautiful day here for Thanksgiving… a very nice fall day. I hope whoever you are out there reading this that you got a beautiful day too. We started the day off with a really good crandberry breakfast cake and hashbrown casaroll. After watching the parade my mom, the boys, and I watched hubby and my step dad from the porch deep … Read More A Day to Be Greatful
I have been looking for ways to use some of my garden tomatoes in ways I hadn’t before. I’ve been lucky to get so many this year I’ve already frozen a bunch, but I also want to use some fresh right now. I saw a recipe for a dish similar to this somewhere, but I couldn’t find it so I just did what I … Read More Summer Tomato Feta Pasta
I love the late spring, summer, and fall for a reason… growing and harvesting fresh produce. Whether it is in our own garden or going to support a small farm. While not everyone can do this we feel blessed we can. Yesterday we took a day trip to a new farm to pick peaches, nectarines, and apples. We visited Baugher’s in Westminster, MD. They … Read More Picking Time
My garden is starting to come in and I’m trying to find uses for all my baby orange tomatoes. So a couple nights ago I made this… It’s my garden tomatoes with onion and avacado in a little light vinaigrette. You’ll need: Some kind of cherry tomatoes (I used some from my garden but if your buying from the store it will be a … Read More Summer Garden Tomato, Onion, Avacado Salad
Want a quick and easy dessert that will still impress if you have company? I just made one tonight. It’s not really got a name, but it’s only 3 simple ingredients. We can call it Summer Cream Pudding. ☀️ Ingredients: 1 box pudding mix instant kind or cook and serve. (I used the sugar free cook and serve kind.) 1 1/2-2 cups Greek Yogurt … Read More Easy Healthy Dessert
We often take a Saturday dive just to check out a new place, visit an old favorite, or find new things to do or place to hike. Yesterday we ran across something you don’t see often… a civil war reenactment. It was neat to see them run drills, talk to kids, and see what camp
My parents were here for valentines helping us paint. After painting the living room, kitchen/ dining, and hallway over two days, we were exhausted. But it was valentines day so we had to celebrate. Our plan fondue… So it was cheese and beef fondue time for the main course… with plenty of dipping options. It was so delicious and we were all happy after. … Read More Valentines fondue
I blinked and it is already fall. I don’t know what it is… being so busy, this virus throwing things a little wonky, or just the fact that every year seems to go by faster and faster… but a friend of mine texted me today to say Happy First Day of Fall and I was like “whoa it is already fall”! How did that … Read More Surprise It’s Fall!
Two of our middle chicks are laying and their eggs are still small and cute. Here are the first 8 baby eggs… we have gotten a few more since this. To show you the difference from our older girls here is a comparison. The eggs in the back of the carton are the older girls and the ones in the front and in front … Read More Little eggs Big eggs
I love to garden and I know many of you do as well. (The worst part is the weeding, but the mulch this year has helped keep that to a minimum.) There are many things I love about gardening. I love to dig in the dirt, plant the seedlings or seeds, watch them grow, and the best part when you get to harvest. I … Read More Garden Delights
It’s the 4thof July… time for fireworks, picnics, cookouts, and celebrating the USA! Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(United_States) Its quite humid here today so they boys are inside or in the … Read More Happy 4th!