garden prep and compost FAQ

garden prep and compost FAQ

We are probably moving this year.  It is all still a big question mark, but we’re about 90% certain. I had decided not to try to start seeds indoors this year and not to purchase any seeds at all.  We’ll be selling our home, right?  Why spend the time? Then spring started to happen.  My … Continue reading

must watch/read this week #4: yoga and wildflowers

must watch/read this week #4: yoga and wildflowers

This is the last–and lightest–of my four suggestions this week. Dreaming of Wildflowers on the Kripalu blog, Thrive http://kripalu.org/blog/thrive/2014/02/25/dreaming-of-wildflowers/ Kripalu’s Thrive blog is one of my very favorite blogs now and I recommend it to everyone, not just yoga lovers. This brief post, which happens to be a video called “Dreaming of Wildflowers” features Kripalu landscaper, Kevin … Continue reading

love and dinosaur cards

love and dinosaur cards

I confess, I’ve never been a fan of Valentine’s Day. One might call me a Valentine’s Day Curmudgeon.  I always thought of it as a cheesy Hallmark holiday loaded with materialism geared to women.  I know…I sound like the Grinch. A few things happened this week to change my tune, however. It started with a … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

I just discovered the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, which promotes inspiration and creativity to all of us in the WordPress Community.  I love assignments. This week’s challenge is Family, which is easy for me.  I’m an obsessive photo taker when it comes to family because my family is everything to me. These photos are all … Continue reading

veggie chowder

veggie chowder

I made the best soup in the world a few weeks ago.  Actually, the best soup in the universe.  My cute husband came in from outside looking like a snow man during our last snow storm and I felt compelled to dig through our cupboards to create some sort of hot comfort food for him. … Continue reading

2013 in review

WordPress sends users an annual report every year.  It is so fun to see how many people have visited, where they are from, and what the most popular posts have been.  Four out of five are older posts, actually.  Which one is most popular, STILL?  Why, the post I wrote with my father on creating … Continue reading