Basil is one of my favorite herbs to grow in the summer. There are so many reasons to grow basil: 1. It smells amazing! 2. It is super easy to grow and maintain – especially if you will be traveling for part of the summer growing season. 3. There are so many uses for fresh basil!
Follow along as we set up our new garden space step by step.
But I was taught never to live life in fear. After losing several beautiful backyard gardens – it was time to take charge and come up with some alternative gardening solutions. I searched my gardening books, drooled over the gardens on my favorite Instagram accounts, spoke with my dad and husband and together we finally hatched a plan for world domination… Well garden domination.. Flood domination?
So about 2 years ago I bought a banana plant. It was a very tiny plant, barely 3 leaves. I…
If you child is like mine, a staple of his diet includes cheese crackers. So this weekend I set to try out a recipe and make them from scratch. It was a hit! Not only did small child like the crackers, there were serious concerns that either myself or Mike was going to eat them all before small child had a chance to take them to school!!
There I was, strolling through the Lowe’s plant selection, minding my own business when a certain plant caught my eye. It was an elegant white eggplant seedling. How could I resist? I had never seen nor tasted an elusive white eggplant. I had to have it.
Now that we are in the middle of cold and flu season, one of the things I hear people say is “I won’t get sick, I have been loading up on Vitamin C.” It is common knowledge that Vitamin C is important for the immune system but does it really help keep us from getting sick?
Last night we enjoyed a family pizza night! This is one of my favorite things to do as a family because not only do we all get to enjoy spending time together, we actually all work together to build the pizza which ensures EVERYONE in the family will eat it!
In my 20s when I wanted to lose weight I could increase my activity, cut a few desserts and the weight would just fall off. Now that I am a mom in my mid-30s with a slowing metabolism and crazy busy lifestyle, I actually have to use the tips I have been giving others for years (that I know work!!!)
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are programs in which individuals can buy a “share” of the harvest directly from their local farmers.