Celebrating with Macerated Strawberries and Rosehip Vinegar Meringues

Celebrating with Macerated Strawberries and Rosehip Vinegar Meringues

Are you cooking anything this weekend? I am considering treating myself by using the first strawberries of the season in a special way. I got the idea from the ladies at…

Trying the Edyn Garden Sensor

Trying the Edyn Garden Sensor

I’ve been a bit of a relic when it comes to trying out the plethora of new apps and digital tools to help me in the garden.  I remind myself of…

Table Shopping

Table Shopping

I’m in the market for a table for my patio. As soon as the weather warms and dries, I’ve just got to finish staining the pergola (black) and then it will…

A Studio ‘g’ Holiday Shopping List

A Studio ‘g’ Holiday Shopping List

My wife asked me as we drove with our four kids from Maine to North Carolina, what I would like for Christmas. You know the feeling of not really wanting anything…

Cozy Lights for the New Patio

Cozy Lights for the New Patio

It feels so good to have the pergola mostly finished (we still have to stain it but we’ve relented…that just isn’t going to happen until spring).  We had a little gathering…

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

Before & After: April’s Bean Tunnel

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I’ve been dying to make one of my own ever since! April from Wahsega Valley Farm has an incredible backyard vegetable…

IMHO: The Best Raised Garden Beds

IMHO: The Best Raised Garden Beds

I thought I would revisit an old post today.  Originally written back in 2008 when I first started this blog – I had the year before bought and installed raised beds…

Princess Fire

Princess Fire

It’s funny to me how some things become so much more interesting when they are scaled down. Bigger is not always better and less is certainly more.  I find that particularly…

Succulent Cushions

Succulent Cushions

The holidays are over and I’m taking down the remaining christmas decorations this weekend.  The house always feels so bare once the tinsel and twinkle are gone.   I’d really like…

A Natural Kitchen

A Natural Kitchen

Cold, flu and winter allergy season has already started in our house.  When the heat came on a few weeks back I was instantly plagued with intense allergy symptoms (I have…

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