Compost: Beginner Level

This one time, I asked for a compost bin for Christmas. And I procrastinated assembling it. I put it in the basement and forgot about it until someone asked if I put compost on my garden. I hung my head in shame, knowing that I just had to lug the box upstairs and put it…

Our Garden 2017: We Have Sprouts

Exactly two weeks after we planted our first seeds for some cool weather plants, we saw sprouts emerging. My son woke me up that morning exclaiming,”Mommy! Our plants are growing! I can see them through the window!” He was correct. After breakfast, we went outside to investigate a little more. Sure enough, we spotted a…

Egg Salad. Yummy, yummy.

A few days after Easter, we turned our beautiful Easter eggs into egg salad. I love egg salad. It was one of my favorite foods as a kiddo. I honestly hadn’t made it in years. What did I use? *a dozen eggs (minus one… the little one wanted to try a hard boiled egg) *sea…

Lemon Water

Don’t know what “lemon water” is? Just watch an episode of my child’s favorite show on Netflix (Sarah & Duck) and you will soon know. Sarah frequently makes lemon water to share with her pal, Duck. It’s really just freshly squeezed lemon juice. That’s all. However, my little one has been requesting lemon water for…

Our Garden 2017: The Beginning

This is our third season of gardening. And I love it. It’s one of my favorite things to do. It brings me peace and delicious meals and I long for it all winter long. The first year, we kept it simple with three boxes and planted tomatoes, peppers, peas, carrots, and spinach. Our carrots were…

Easter Eggs and Dye Allergies

Every time any kind of holiday or celebration rolls around, I cringe. I don’t cringe because I don’t want to participate. I don’t cringe because we disagree with some traditions (to each his/her own). I cringe because my kiddo has a dye allergy. Red #40, to be more specific. When he was an infant, we…