Autumn Meal Planning

The mornings are crisp, the leaves are turning, and the days are getting shorter. Autumn is just around the corner. As part of my new goal to eat more in tune with the seasons, I've been attempting to plan out some meals for the upcoming season. It hasn't been easy. I've never been good at … Continue reading Autumn Meal Planning


I’m not going to do a garden next year.

"I'm not going to do a garden next year." That's what I keep telling my husband. Gardens are a lot of time and hard work. But when January rolls around, I know I'll start planning. I know I'll pull out my notes and garden layout from this year. I know I'll start looking at seeds … Continue reading I’m not going to do a garden next year.

From the Cookbook: Deviled Eggs

Lately I've been making a lot of Deviled Eggs for event functions and I keep getting the same question - these taste great, how do you make them? Like with most deviled egg recipes, it's pretty simple. Ingredients 12 Eggs 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons white vinegar 2 teaspoons yellow mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt Ground … Continue reading From the Cookbook: Deviled Eggs

Laying It All Out

As always, I've made some alterations to the upcoming garden. I've added some new plants from my original list based on ideas from the reading on vertical gardens I've been doing. I'll post an updated list soon. For now, here's my garden layout. Each square is 12 inches and some of the squares will contain multiple … Continue reading Laying It All Out

Recipes from the Garden: Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash w/ Pecans

I've been on the hunt for some unique ways to use butternut squash and so far this is one of my favorites. It was a hit with everyone at Thanksgiving as a side dish. It takes some time to prepare the squash but overall is pretty easy and simple to make. It serves 6 Ingredients … Continue reading Recipes from the Garden: Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash w/ Pecans