Bountiful…

As you all probably know by now, my cooking skills are limited, and I can safely say the kitchen is not my favourite room.  I do, however,  love to garden.  A couple years ago I had two raised vegetable beds made.  Since then I've been growing vegetables and herbs.  My favourite way of eating these… Continue reading Bountiful…

Here comes the bride…

This past Saturday I held a bridal shower for my niece; a tradition going back to the 1800s.  Relatives and friends of the bride would give a party for the bride-to-be if she did not have a trousseau either because her parents could not afford to give her one or if they did not approve… Continue reading Here comes the bride…

Let’s talk…

Has the art of conversation found it's way into history like the love letter, a handwritten greeting card and/or thank-you note?  How many hours are we spending behind a screen instead of being face to face or even having a long distance call or other pleasantries over the telephone?   Have we given up on… Continue reading Let’s talk…

Gardening…101

Anyone who knows me will agree that I love gardening.  Now that I have the time,  I especially like to spend my summer days outdoors.  I have to admit, though, that I have created a very high maintenance garden and this spring has brought some challenging days in the garden. Part of the problem was… Continue reading Gardening…101