June - the month of full bloom. The month of sunshine, harvest (here in the Midwest), poolside splashes, and iced tea. I absolutely love this quote from Abrahm L. Urban... Does this ring true for you like it does me, lover of both flowers and sentiment? So much of my garden has sentimental value. A… Continue reading June Garden Tour
This couldn't-be-simpler, slow cooker soup is perfect for anyone who still loves a great grilled cheese in the summer, but needs a break from the hot kitchen. 😀 I love using fresh herbs in food, and this summer, Bundle, our four-year-old daughter, planted her own basil. Today she harvested some to use for this soup!… Continue reading Six Ingredient Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup
Hi, everyone! Ciarra from Ciarralorren created this fabulous new tag called SMILE, and I love the concept! I always strive for this blog to be a place of peace and encouragement ... As ciarraloren so eloquently states, "WE are the ones who determine whether or not this is a place of comfort, happiness and joy. So, let’s make… Continue reading SMILE Tag
Well, spring is well underway, and I thought it was about time for a short little garden update! This year I made the executive decision to NOT have quite the extensive garden in terms of vegetables as last year. We had the amazing experience last year of growing and selling most of our produce and… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Garden Update!
March and April have felt like a whirlwind of activity for our family. Anyone else? It seems like even with all of our scheduled events, we barely spent any time together! We purposely set aside this last weekend to do something fun as a family -- just Hubby, Bundle and I -- before little Baby arrives… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Tulips, Art and a Refreshed Soul