Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

It’s my favorite day of the year again!  Well, ok, maybe second or third favorite. But I just love Halloween! I thought I’d take this opportunity to share something different with you. . . sorry, no gardening today. I have … Continue reading

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A convergence of events

Actually, in this case, more like a convergence of food. Do you ever make something sort of from odds and ends, and end up with something so fantastic that you know you’ll never duplicate it? That was what happened when … Continue reading

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Cooking with cabbage

I mentioned on Wednesday that we stopped at Bluebird Gardens, our CSA farm, for a free cabbage and bok choi harvest on Sunday. How much free cabbage is too much?  That’s the question.  I don’t have the answer yet, but … Continue reading

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A little surprise

If you read my blog on Monday, you know that Trevor and I spent a nice long weekend at the lake this past weekend. On the way home we stopped at Bluebird Gardens, our CSA farm, to get some cabbage … Continue reading

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A long weekend

We just got back yesterday afternoon from a four-day weekend at the lake–our last for this season, until spring. It’s always hard to leave. But we had a great time.  The weather wasn’t fabulous; it was rainy and cool much … Continue reading

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My new favorite

Another thing I was able to check off my list this past weekend was putting up some Pumpkin Preserves–if you have never had these, they are well worth the effort.  Delicious! I came across this recipe, which is actually called … Continue reading

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Strange little addition

As part of my super-productive weekend, I did get our graveyard set up in the front yard.  I was sort of debating if it was worth the effort at this late date, since I typically do it the second the … Continue reading

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A great weekend

Is it a sign of getting old, do you think, when you base how “good” your weekend is by how much you accomplish?? Probably.  But I’m good with that. In addition to making 7 jars of pumpkin preserves, 6 loaves … Continue reading

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Fall garden cleanup

I had a request from my sister-in-law (hi, Tammy!) to do a blog entry about fall garden cleanup. This is nice, because it gives me a topic for a blog entry.  This is ironic, because, although I can probably give you … Continue reading

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Grave decisions

Sorry about that title. . . I couldn’t resist.  If you know me at all or were reading my blog since last Fall, you probably know I’m referring to Halloween decorating. The thing is, I’m a bit behind.  I decorated … Continue reading

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