Ok, so you all know I love gardening of any kind, and I have been wanting to forage for mushrooms for quite a while now, but never really knew where to go, what to look for and when. I have taken a few seminars and know a few friends who forage mushrooms with great luck … Continue reading Mushrooms Anyone?
I am wicked excited! I just received my 50-Plant Composting Garden Tower 2 yesterday! Many of you know I am an avid gardener and I try new things in my garden each growing season. I put in a hugelkultur a few years ago; self-watering 5 gallon buckets last year; many raised beds; tried a stagnant … Continue reading My Garden Tower® 2 Delivery
Happy Autumn, y'all! What a beautiful fall we are having this year and such a treat to divert our attention away from these very uncertain times we have endured so far. I hope you are all safe and sound and keeping busy, active and having some Fall fun! I know some of you have been … Continue reading Autumn in New England
We have been using this recipe for years and it is still one of our favorites around here! Follow these easy steps to make a healthy, refreshing treat that has only two ingredients with no added sugar or artificial ingredients. Try this recipe with peaches in the same way, which is absolutely delicious! Or combine … Continue reading Mango Sorbet
I so enjoy a good peach cobbler, especially raw! You will never miss the crust or the over-cooked, softened peaches. Instead, you will enjoy firm fruit with the syrupy maple undertones of the dates combined with a nice crunch from the pistachios. It is so amazing and one of my seasonal favorites! It requires very … Continue reading Raw Peach Cobbler
Prep Time: 1 hourCook Time: 20 minsYield: 8 burger patties Pan fry, bake or on the grill, these sweet and spicy veggie burgers are both vegan and gluten free. For best results, prepare the burger mixture in advance and let it chill in the refrigerator at least an hour or overnight. Serve as traditional burgers, top a salad or … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Burgers
I am sure she would have given it to us, but I have vivid summer memories of sneaking into my best friend's aunt's garden and coming out with stalks of her rhubarb, of which she had tons, to dip into sugar and eat by the side of the road. Oh my! I don't know what … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
My short hike through one of my favorite places, Pulaski Park, in the northwest corner of RI, taught me how to get savvy with selfies (still working on that, lol!) and found interesting wildlife and habitats along the way and ended with a fantastic meal of roasted squash over pasta with my very simple veggie … Continue reading Mid-Summer Hike and Foodie Delights
An excerpt from Dr. Axe website shows that all sunscreens are not created equally. In fact, a 2017 report from Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that nearly 75 percent of sunscreens didn’t work. This is EWG’s 11th Annual Guide to Sunscreens report, and the results show that while there have been major improvements over the last decade, the vast majority … Continue reading What Do You Know About Your Favorite Sunscreen?
Fireflies or Lightning Bugs? Did you live in an area that had fireflies? What did you call them when you were growing up? Whatever you grew up calling them, it's reminiscent of summertime! Many backyards are already aglow with magical fireflies – or lightning bugs, as many people call them. On warm evenings, there’s nothing … Continue reading Lightning Bugs or Fireflies?