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How to Save A Ton of Money and Have Fun Too

My family and I have long grown our own healthy, delicious produce. We do so for the health benefits, to know where our foods come from and because we love the feeling of taking care of ourselves (self-reliance). 361 more words


"Baked Occasions": Embrace the calendar. Eat Well. Be Sweet.

2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of the stellar Baked: NYC bakery in Red Hook (see my Amazon Spotlight review here), where classic comfort bakes are given unique twists like chipotle, matcha, and other pairings.  558 more words

Cookbook Reviews

How and Why to grow Tomatoes from Seed

How and Why to grow Tomatoes from Seed

Are you tired of growing the same old tomato every year?
Because your source only grows the same tomato plant every year, then grow your own from seed. 641 more words


Wander & Gather

I have a new Etsy site called Wander & Gather. On it you can buy my artful creations, among which are these fun, one-of-a-kind postcards that I collage using vintage postcards, seed catalogs, and old magazines. 39 more words

Local Food


This suite of little earrings left my workbench yesterday. A single piece of Grandmothers jewelry was repurposed into 7 pairs of diamond stud earrings, one for each granddaughter. 32 more words

Custom Designs

Native American Food Planting Technique Update

It’s been almost five months since trialing an old Native American crop planting technique.

What I Would Do Differently?

* Next time I would allow the corn to grow to at least 50cm before planting the beans – ensuring the corn stalks are strong for the beans to attach to. 93 more words

Growing Fruit & Veg