It was on sale… not that I need anything else to do…

Asparagus is on sale at Safeway...and I'm down to one jar of pickled asparagus in the pantry... so I bought 25 or so pounds and have jumped in a little deeper to the canning chaos. I have so many tomatoes left it's insane. How much salsa should one family have in the cupboard anyway? At…

Desiderata… or Life 101.

The Desiderata hung on my bathroom wall while I was growing up. It became a sort of lifeline for me at times in my life (now being another one of those fun times 🙂 I thought I'd share it- in case anyone hasn't read it- or loves it like I do. Desiderata Go placidly amid…

Chicken Tractors

I want one! Here is the design I'm planning to build: Courtesy of the Deliberate Agrarian my favorite design so far. With the ability to grow 40 meat chickens in one, and 30 or so egg layers in another possibly larger chicken tractor, I'll be able to add eggs to our CSA baskets this year…

Debbie Meyer, of the almighty Green Bags, you are my HERO.

I kid you not, I took pictures of my fruit and vegetables for you all to see... Then deleted them trying to copy the files to a different card, accidentally chose format... and wiped it completely clean. Suffice it to say, Ms. Debbie Meyer, that you have saved me untold fortunes by now, and your…

43 Reasons…

I love him for so many reasons, and being that it was his birthday, I'd like to name a few... He loves anything and everything I cook/bake for him, including his birthday cake. I found the recipe for it on RecipeZaar, (if you haven't heard of it, go check it out! They're credited for leading…