Saving The Season!

The summer has been nothing less than perfect in the northwest. Starting our produce garden this year was definitely the right thing to do. With the over abundance of produce I had to learn quickly the importance of “saving the season” Canning production has begun! One of the family favorites is slow roasted marinara sauce….

Garden lovefest

One of the most exciting things over the summer is our produce garden. Love, sweat & family- we have all put our hearts into it in someway. This is my first experience and learning everyday. I feel so much is growing right before our eyes… Pumpkin Patch! Yes, we have a pumpkin patch All of…

Fabulous Fathers Day

It was such a beautiful Northwest day. For Fathers Day we kept it low-key. My husband is just recovering from bronchitis and did not want to plan a gathering. Just see what the day brings… His only request was a grass-fed steak from our butcher for for dinner. He has really learned to appreciate the…

Produce Garden is flourishing

This past week has been full of beautiful bright sunshine. The family produce garden is flourishing! It has been exciting to go out to the garden and see the growth. The red runner beans were one of the most biggest surprises. Growing by seeds they did well in the germination process. Once we moved them…

Our Family Garden= LOVE

It has been such joy creating a produce garden with my parents. Over the last month it has been blossoming in abundance. I’m thankful I have been capturing it behind my lens. It is truly captivating. The feeling when you can walk out and grab your meals straight from your garden. Knowing where your food…

Family produce garden: progress in the works

We decided to make a bed along the fence for berries, corn, more beans & tomatoes. We still need to add a trellis. My husband Rob ended up fixing part of the old fence. My mom and I were too excited as he made a little gate for us. On back of our house we…

Lavender love

My love for lavender has never been a surprise to my friends and family. I have it growing throughout our yard and on the entire back border of my herb garden. It is so lovely! Lately it has become my obsession in my kitchen. Lavender Lemon Water Lavender Rosemary Cashews Lavender Lemonade Spritzer This is…