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…

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….

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…

The joy of our produce garden

Our cauliflower was nothing like our broccoli. I started wondering if it was ever going to blossom. I did a bit of research and sometimes wrapping them with twine helps. Within a week: Over abundance! This was only half of what we grew… I decided to use a recipe of a chef I admire immensely….

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…

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…