Mixed Emotions

As of today, there are 50 days until spring.  This makes me happy. As of today, there are 50 days until my 50th birthday.  This makes me____. Sad?  Not really.  Glad?  Not really.  If you say old, I will cry.  If you say young, I shall hug you. I’m just not sure how to process this … Read more

A Work in Progress

A few weeks ago, I decided to have a garden shed/chicken coop built. I’ve always wanted a few chickens And some extra space for miscellaneous garden stuff I’m really excited about the roof, though The lower roof will be a living roof!  Will keep you posted on the progress. 67 days till spring! Brenda P.S. … Read more

Our Visitors This Weekend

We had some interesting visitors this weekend. Our neighbor’s pet deer, Rambo, was at my door bright and early. A very fat squirrel came by to eat some corn. and a pileated woodpecker came to check out the bird feeders. Sheldon gray kitty Cooper was not impressed. Neither was Magnum P.I. Have a great day! … Read more

Garden it Forward–Seed Giveaway #1

We are all familiar with the phrase “pay it forward”. Fellow blogger Carol from May Dream Gardens has deemed this a year to “garden it forward” and has encouraged all gardeners to share plants, seeds and knowledge to anyone interested. As an avid seed saver, I would like to contribute to this spirit by giving away … Read more

Cooking for the Birds

I  just hate it when I have the urge to cook and the cupboards are bare.  I had no eggs, no sugar, and very little flour which pretty much limited my cooking extravaganza. New Years day started out dreary and cold, rain beginning mid morning and even turning to snow by the afternoon.  There was no way I was leaving … Read more