Before the days of soda and sports drinks, people reached for switchel to quench their thirst out in the fields. And, if you have ever suffered from dehydration, you know that is the last thing you will ever want to deal with again. Sports drinks that provide electrolytes and/or probiotics to help fight the effects … Continue reading What the Heck is Switchel?
Deer TracksCranberries and Kiwis!Thank you Donna! One is in the ground!First Paddle of the SeasonBlackstone Valley Paddle ClubStump Pond, Smithfield, RIGone in three bites!He looks like a Disney character!
Here are just a few of things I've been up to this month. I planted three fruit trees and completed the Garden Tower 2 project which is almost fully planted. I lost the Basil during the snow and wind storms we've had in the last few weeks, but everything else is thriving! Updated pics to … Continue reading April Amblings
We are half way through our Plank Challenge! Great job to all those who participate regularly! The first step to making changes in your health or routines is to START something and do it consistently! Remember, this Plank Challenge is for anyone no matter where you are in your plank progress right now. There is no … Continue reading Plank Challenge
Please enjoy these pictures where you'll find New England scenery, several craft projects, a trip through Logee's Greenhouses in Connecticut and a kitty or two.
This recipe is made with all natural ingredients to add the nice, warm holiday scent and feel to your home, highlighting all the goodness of the season. When you are finished using this recipe as a Holiday Potpourri, don't throw it away! Sift and strain out all the large, hard bits. Then add some sugar … Continue reading Simmering Scents of the Season
I have been teaching my classes and working hard pretty much seven days a week for the last few months...it is our busy season, and I am grateful for that. However, I finally got a break for a few days this week and I am so happy for the rest. I am so excited to … Continue reading November’s Travels
Join me for a Virtual Holiday Cocktail & Cheer Hour through Zoom! Grab your favorite beverage (whether a cocktail, tea, coffee, juice or a smoothie) and your favorite holiday treat and take a little while to sit with me by the fire and spread some good cheer with each other outside of our regular class time and savor the spirit of the … Continue reading Join Me for a Fireside Chat!
To begin our week here on the homestead, we were graced with a small fawn that pranced across the back yard, through one of my flower beds. When I noticed it, I grabbed my camera and went out to see if I could grab a few shots. However, it was gone so fast. So, I … Continue reading A Week of Wildlife