It’s Name Was Herb

I’m going to do the opposite of most food blogs, because I hate scrolling through chatter to get to the recipe. Here is the recipe….below will be some chatter if you are interested. RECIPE *Makes 4 medium skewers 1 large or 2 small chicken breasts 1 stem of thyme 1 stem of rosemary 6 tarragon…

It’s All Magic

I am always looking for some new woodworking projects to do in the shop. My brother-in-law asked me a few months ago to make a deck box for his Magic The Gathering cards, providing me with a sample box for dimensions as well as some of the cards for the graphics. I feel that I…

Every Day I’m Brusselin’

This is our second take at growing both brussels sprouts and cauliflower, and so far things are going really well. Both sets of plants are growing beautifully and quickly, and look very healthy. The cauliflower has little orange heads started (we planted cheddar cauliflower, hence the orange colour), and will likely need to be banded…

New Level Activated

It is crazy to look back at where we were this time last year with the yard landscaping. I was diligently working away at getting our garden bed walls filled with rocks and finished so that we would be able to plant in them this year. That dream became a reality and let me tell…

Landscaping Frustrations

This is the 5th year that we have been sharing our story of landscaping our yard. We started this blog as a way to keep track of what we did each year, and over the years, have gained a small following. We chose to landscape our yard ourselves rather than bring in a company, because…

Filling In

It has been about a month and a half since we put our first seeds into our new garden beds. Those garden beds were years in the making, requiring us to build rock walls to trellis our sloped yard, so we are SUPER excited to be at this point this year with planting our garden…

May Comparisons

Last year we decided to track all of our harvest weight to get an idea of where certain plants grow best in our yard. It was a beginning to a habit, but this year will be when the data really starts coming in. Last year we were still growing in our temporary raised beds. No…