Outdoor living-space before/after photos

My husband has an eye for design and space. His talents are much more than that. He can build it from start to finish. He is one of the most creative and talented people I have ever met. Our outdoor living space has been a work in progress since 2013. It was well worth the wait….

Ah, Autumn…

Explosive colors, long walks and taking in the crisp cool air… I was traveling for work a few months ago. I had the most incredible turkey jerk chili with one of my great friends and co-worker Jim. We both loved it and being major foodies we knew we could re-create this incredible dish. I also…

Wonderful wildlife

As we have been doing our best keeping the wild deer out of our produce garden. I also understand they need place to graze, nap and just hang out. We had two young bucks that stayed and visited on and off for a few days. I felt I needed to not chase them off as…

Garden Eats & boundless beauty…

I’m so grateful everyday for our garden eats! I absolutely love it sets the menu for our evening dinners. Peppers have a arrived and have not been shy… Celery! cucumbers! Summer squash-finally! I can’t capture behind the lens the abundance of daily tomatoes that we are producing. They are a lot of work…. But have…

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….

Outdoor Living-space Remodel has begun!

This is the beginning… Finally the plans are approved. Permits in hand-Demolition begins… Very thankful for great friends! Helping us out on a Sunday morning. The deer came to check out what was going on… Forms and stairs Such a mess, but hopefully it is nearing the end. We are laying a slab as we…

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…

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…