It has been pouring rain all day, even the chickens who don't mind the rain retired into their coop. I thought about weeding the garden in the rain cause I'm crazy like that and it is really a never ending project, but decided to spend the day in the kitchen playing around instead. I thought… Continue reading Rainy Day Cooking
Such an exciting day! I got to enjoy the first veggie from the garden, spinach. I love spinach because we usually get a tonne of it, it freezes well, I like to add it to everything and it's always the first veggie to pick. I had myself a cheese and spinach (heavy on the spinach)… Continue reading First Veggie Out Of The Garden
It's been about three weeks since we planted the garden and it's getting exciting as the seeds are all sprouting! Gardening blows my mind! I find it just mesmerizing watching your garden grow. Every morning I have to check it out and see what's new. It's that feeling of Christmas morning - every day. I'd… Continue reading The Wonders Of Gardening
It takes an incredible amount of caffeine for me to get through my day! I probably consume at least 10 cups of tea a day, I'm not a big fan of coffee but when needed an espresso shot will help too! The following is a doodle of an average day at my house with three… Continue reading It Takes A Surprising Amount Of Caffeine!
My favorite time of the year has finally arrived! It's time to plant the garden. I love the smell of all that fresh turned dirt and the feel of it in my hands. It's tough work but Dad and my 7 year old are both amazing help. Dad does a lot of the back breaking… Continue reading Grow What You Eat
It's been snowy and miserable out lately, so tonight we are having Beet Soup for dinner. It is warm and comforting and tastes like the garden. This is a soup I make often because everyone in my house loves it! It's full of flavour, hearty and super healthy. Dad is training for a half marathon… Continue reading Beet Soup
Growing your own herbs is wonderfully satisfying! As long as I have been cooking I have grown a herb garden. You can't beat the flavour of fresh herbs! Watching them grow is great for your soul too. It's not even that difficult. All year long I grow herbs inside, and in the summer I grow… Continue reading Fresh Herbs