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Gardening

Fairy Tales

After a few days of heavy rain, especially if their is dense lightening strikes, we are blessed with the emergence of Rain Lilies, sometimes called…
Lisa
June 2, 2015
Homemaking

Organizing

My butlers' pantry is one of the absolute high points of this home. It allows me to store almost everything regarding the house with the…
Lisa
March 29, 2015
Beekeeping

Listen to the Bees

It is very simple. If there is honey, especially if there is honey flowing in your backyard, then life is good. Honeybees are the backbone…
Lisa
March 22, 2015
GardeningHomemaking

Leeks

My approach to gardening is benign neglect. The outcome of such loving disregard is that sometimes things behave in an unexpected and undocumented manner. Leeks,…
Lisa
March 15, 2015
BakingGardening

Carrot muffins

The pelleted Romance carrots I planted in the fall weathered the days of freezing tempatures unscathed. I prefer the pelleted seeds because they space perfectly…
Lisa
February 28, 2015
Homemaking

Ginger Love

We live in the country, eight miles from town which is to say eight miles to the grocery store. While we don't have a truck…
Lisa
February 8, 2015
Decorating

The Hub

Finding true comfort requires living in a space for a bit. Then you can make adjustments to improve the flow of ¬†your home. The Hub…
Lisa
January 17, 2015
Beekeeping

Sifting the Hive

When I pulled frames two weeks ago, I caught sight of a few mites. I try to limit any use of pesticides on my property…
Lisa
December 20, 2014
Beekeeping

Deception

I robbed the beehive at the end of September, removing eight small frames and one large frame. The walnut colored honey flowed smooth and I…
Lisa
November 14, 2014