Easy and Versatile Homemade Blueberry Sauce

This recipe for a homemade blueberry sauce, is super simple to make and can be used in many ways.  Once of the things I received in my CSA basket was a pint of huge blueberries. When I saw them I decided to purchase another, to make a yummy sauce that I could store and use… [Read More]

DIY Pressed Flower Suncatcher Tutorial

You can make a pressed flower suncatcher for next to nothing following this easy tutorial. Making crafts, gifts and pretty home decor items with flowers pressed from your own backyard is so rewarding, because they are almost guaranteed to come out beautiful. Today I’m sharing a simple tutorial on how to make a pressed flower… [Read More]

How to Make a Simple Hanging Herb Garden

For my sister’s birthday I made her a hanging herb garden. She blogs over at My Life Cookbook. Many of her posts are about healthy recipes, so I thought it would be nice to give her some fresh herbs that she can use all summer. Hanging Herb Garden This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click… [Read More]

Caribbean Inspired Watermelon Rum Punch: A New Favorite

This watermelon rum punch recipe is perfect for summer, with island juices, watermelon puree and white rum. When I was a young teenager my parents took us on a vacation to Santa Domingo where my great uncle lived. I remember some of the food tasted funny, because it was cooked with peanut oil. However, I… [Read More]

Making jewelweed salve to help with poison ivy and other itchy skin problems.

This tutorial for homemade jewelweed salve, is easy to make at home, and may help with treating poison ivy. I was a Girl Scout back in the day, and we had the most wonderful camp within walking distance of my house. Every year during the summer, they would host a week long day camp. I… [Read More]

See What’s Blooming in the Garden: Summer Garden Tour

This summer garden tour post is part of the Tuesdays In The Garden session where we are sharing garden harvests. When you are mainly an ornamental gardener your harvests include more flowers than veggies, and today the theme for Tuesdays In The Garden is garden harvest, so I thought I’d showcase some of my pretty… [Read More]

Simple Summer Greens Stir Fry Recipe

This recipe for summer greens stir fry, is a great way to use all your fresh greens from the garden, for a quick and healthy meal. The CSA program at Stone Church Acres Farm is well underway. This week our basket was full of delicious greens and other goodies, so I decided to make a… [Read More]