Monthly Archives: September 2012


Today, I have been home sick.  Lots of sleeping, and watching several documentaries about food on Netflix.  There are so many and they range from disheartening to terrifying. About a year ago I significantly reduced the amount of wheat I … Continue reading

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CHEESE MAKING – Inspired by a wonderful GARDENING & COOKING blog

A Favorite blog of mine originates in the same general area where I live, the Pacific Northwest part the of the evergreen state, Washington. Check out NWEdible life  Blogger Erica is a chef, homemaker, gardener and extremely entertaining writer.  She … Continue reading

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Hens on alert!

This morning the hens were all clucking loudly, standing on the perch, standing at attention and staring at the woods.   Hmmmmmm…. something was out there.  We didn’t see it but they did. So…. I put the wildlife camera on the wire … Continue reading

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Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’

HOSTAS – Easy to Grow, Lots of Variety! I LOVE HOSTAS, They come in an amazing array of colors, patterns & sizes.  This variety is not only a beautiful color and impresive size but has the addition feature of the wonderful fragrance of … Continue reading

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Hosta ‘Orange Marmalade’

Hosta ‘Orange Marmalade’…ots-of-variety/

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The Newest Re-Cycle Treasure – Bat House

I found this great bat house for $6.00 at a garage sale. It was never used. It was purchased at a bat conservation fundraiser for about $70.00. It had been hanging out in a damp garage for a few years. … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder Who Visits Your Yard? FIND OUT…

When you live in the woods, you’re never really alone.   You may not see ‘anyone’ when you look around,   But even if you don’t see them,  ‘they’ are there.  You often sence their presence.   ‘they’ could be in the trees, … Continue reading

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