Re-Purposed Outdoor Brick Fireplace

It’s a fact –  I need more planting space in order to meet my 2017 Gardening Goals. With that being said I got inspired this week to do something with our unsightly old outdoor fireplace. About 15 years ago an apple tree fell on it during a storm and crushed most of the left side.Continue reading “Re-Purposed Outdoor Brick Fireplace”

Gardening and Preserving Goals Update June 5th 2017

It’s been a busy few weeks without a lot of time for updating. I did get my entire garden planted but of course I have run out of room. I thought my husband Scott would just shake his head at me but he surprised me instead by saying “where should we dig new beds?” IContinue reading “Gardening and Preserving Goals Update June 5th 2017”

My Gardening and Preserving Goals 2017

Each year I try to garden with a goal in mind. My goal is always to produce and preserve as much food as we need to get us through the winter and to help me spend as little as possible at the grocery store. Last year I had some pretty lofty goals and fell completelyContinue reading “My Gardening and Preserving Goals 2017”

My Gardening and Preserving Goals for 2016

In past years when it comes to my gardening and preserving goals I tend to just wing it. Whatever canning recipe sounds good I’ll try. Whatever new plant or seed looks colorful and fun I’ll grow it. Unfortunately this leaves me by the end of the growing season with canned goods I will never useContinue reading “My Gardening and Preserving Goals for 2016”

A New DIY Project and 12 Goals for 2015 Update

A New DIY Project We have a 1950s style house with LOTS of paneling. Little by little I have been painting the entire house as opposed to ripping out all of the paneling which can get messy. I was itching to do a small project yesterday. I have been slowly working on my kitchen forContinue reading “A New DIY Project and 12 Goals for 2015 Update”

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