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….

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…

Many moments of joy

My son Jaden has a true passion for drawing. His grandma Susan, my mom is an extraordinary artist and hoping he follows in her footsteps. We picked up this sketch journal for our upcoming family vacation. He wants to draw our daily events. I was thrilled when he asked for this. I love journaling, especially…

Spring has sprung…

Let us take it all in…. This picture was captured the first day of spring… A rainbow of brightness -I cherish to the fullest Excitement with my boys when we planted these seeds. Everyday they check to see if any have sprouted. I want them to value, learn and know where food comes from. I…