All posts tagged: lavender

crêpes and lavender

Maybe it was my lavender in bloom?  Or maybe it was knowing that my foodie friend was coming over?  The anticipation of a south end date that same night?  (B&G Oysters by the way – delish!) Or the fact that I absolutely love cooking and tend to want to try new recipes on the weekend? I needed a snack to take to an outing at the beach with friends this past weekend and I didn’t want to just throw a bag of chips in the beach bag, so I made crêpes for the first time.  

10 weeks from planting day!

SEED TIME! I’ve been waiting for March 5th like a child waits for Christmas.  My father and I placed our large shared order from Johnny’s back in January and I’ve been staring at the packets longingly ever since they arrived. I have since planned my garden out in detail and purchased soil.  I even scrubbed my seed trays out and cleaned out my little indoor greenhouse.  All this prep and finally, this weekend I got to get down and dirty with my first batch! I’ve also noticed some other bloggers gearing up for the big event and even getting started.  A recent blog I came across: Vegan Activist already has nearly all of her seeds sprouted!  You Grow Girl (one of my favorite gardening blogs) is also ready for spring and recently directed readers to her archives, where you can find great info about starting seeds (click here).  Since I’m in New England, I’ve chosen May 14th as my official planting day, so I’m working backwards against that date.  I wrote reminder cards out to …