I don’t know about you but my garden can get out of control fast. Before I know it, it looks like an untended jungle of squash, nasturtium and strawberry madness. Well, it used to get that way… But not anymore! Thanks to my favorite edible landscaping book The Beautiful Edible Garden, my front yard gardens are not only cohesive looking but they are also brimming with gorgeous herbs, veggies, and flowers.
Tassel garlands are such a huge trend right now and the best part? They are so cheap and easy to make! Here is my tutorial on How to Make the Easiest DIY Tassel Garland Ever!
Learn how to make rich, healthy turkey stock that can be used for the base of countless recipes from soups and stews to hardy quinoa dishes. This turkey stock is full of flavor and smells like heaven. This is going to be a super quick post because I think that making stock is one of the simplest, whole-foods cooking skills that anyone can learn. So seriously, without further jabbering here is: How to make homemade turkey stock.
While the signs of winter are all around us, and many of us are looking forward to a break from gardening, I just wanted to remind you (and myself) that fall is a great time to harvest perennial herbs. While many perennial herbs are best when harvested in the spring, there are a few cold-hardy herbs that send out a second flush of fresh growth in the cool wet fall weather, so here is my pick for the best perennial herbs for a fall harvest.
I’m getting soft in my old age! -not that I’m old, maybe I’m just a wimp. My husband and I used to go camping all the time. But nowadays it just seems like way too much work. Instead, I prefer to stay home and snuggle on the couch when the weather gets cold. But I really do miss the smell of the forest and watching the campfire burn low as the sky gets dark. So, instead of spending too much time in longing, I’ve decided to pay homage to the campfire with these Forest Scented Enamel Mug Soy Wax Candles, with real wood wicks.
I’m so excited to finally share my potting bench makeover with you. When I found this 80’s kitchen island at a local auction house, I knew it would make a perfect potting bench for my new potting shed. So, I put in an absentee bid and went home to avoid the crowds of the auction that would be held later that night.
I spend way too much money on fancy all-natural lip balms! I am known for having one in every pocket of every coat I own, I’m lost without it. So you can see how happy I was when I found out that I could make my own DIY lip balm. Making homemade lip balm is really rewarding, it makes great gifts and you can trust that this lip balm recipe isn’t full of harmful chemicals.