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With the cooler temp's and with the excitement of preparing for next Spring, consider planting some blueberry plants...right now!
Blueberries require little space and are very easy to care for.
So here are a few things you need to do and then you can anxiously wait for spring.
I am sure that like myself, you have had this happen also. We hate to waste food and throw money down the drain. Did you know that almost 20 pounds of food every month for each average American goes unused? Most of this is wasted just sitting in the kitchen waiting for us to eat. So let me give you a few simple tips...
Autumn is such a wonderful time of the year.
I love the array of colors that press up against the blue sky, the dried stalks of corn in the fields and the farm stands filled with pumpkins.
It is pumpkin time once again! Yes, I love to cook with pumpkin in so many ways. Of course the pie, then the pumpkin soup and then there is this...the hot pumpkin drink.
Come on over for dinner! We are having cattails.
Cattails- These plants that line the water’s edge were a staple food in the diet of many Native American tribes. Nearly every piece of a cattail is edible. The brown cattail portion can be harvested in early summer and eaten like corn on the cob.
Boil leaves like spinach, and the white part of the stem base can be eaten raw or boiled. Roots or rhizomes offer a crunch. Munch them raw or boil them. Hmmmmmm yummy...
Let's eat some beautiful and edible Nasturtiums in a salad.Yes, as you can see they are not only pretty but also have a great flavor and a bit sweet and peppery.
I am surprised with the delightful presentation and good taste, that more people don't know just how good they are. What an eye-catching display they make. Try some!
If you are already planning where to eat and what to prepare for the coming Thanksgiving --- make note of this recipe.
It will delight the taste buds with pecans and brown sugar, and make you smile after each and every mouthful. Try it before Thanksgiving and it will be a sure thing on your menu.
Everyone will want the recipe before leaving your dinner table.
The temperature is rising...it is hard to breathe and you do not have an air conditioned room to find relief.
So what can you do? Here is a step by step tutorial of how you can build a homemade 5 gallon bucket air conditioner that is portable.
At least you will be able to find SOME relief from the unrelenting heat. Read on...
I love to paint and love the words "low cost." No matter what the size of your budget, you can do some pretty amazing transformations with just the cost of a gallon of paint.
We have been slowly transforming a neglected southern brick home, into our cozy mountain, empty-nester, place of peace. That was a mouthful.
Whether you are doing a renovation like us, or just bored with the current look, you can get amazing results with a simple coat of paint...and you won't have to charge up the credit cards.
So let me show you what we have done so far....
I am so excited to share this cobbler recipe, and why OF COURSE you must used Georgia peaches!
When we head down the I-75 Interstate in July, we just have to take a detour and buy a bushel of fresh Georgia peaches.
The first recipe that gets pulled out of the recipe box is the one for peach cobbler. So read on...
The simple things in life, are often the things that bring us the most pleasure. Hubby and I love to sit on the back porch with a refreshing cold drink and just observe nature. Simple life is a blessing.
Oh my, these are the hardest thing for me to stop eating. Being gluten free, this is a test of my will power. And I can't help myself but break my diet and eat a biscuit!
Really, who doesn't love fresh, homemade biscuits? You cannot be a southerner and not love homemade biscuits with butter and molasses.
So bake some up and enjoy!
Are you holding your "heirloom" seeds in your hand? Why not?
You haven't a minute to lose.
It is finally time to plant!
Here in north Georgia, the leaves are bursting, the ground is turned, the garden plan is made and the seeds in hand.
Need a FREE garden planner?
I can help get you one!
Even though it's is a bit chilly today, the past couple weeks we have seen the sun prompt the dogwoods and azalea's out of their winter rest. This gives me incentive to get out and remove the leaves that have taken up residence in my flower and garden beds. It is time to decorate my vine wreath with the first blooms of the spring season. So let's get started.
Something has been taking place that most are unaware of.
People go about their normal routine and take for granted that there always will be plenty of food lining the grocery store shelves whenever they walk through the doors.
What would you do if you walked into the store one day, only to find that there was nothing on the shelves?
What if there were a national disaster, natural disaster, or food shortage, how would you feed your family?
Sadly, there is no info on this video to the maker's website. (Claire Vasquez) This excellent video explains farming on a smaller piece of land. Today's interest in organic farming is starting a trend of new small scale farmers. This is exciting! I love seeing this trend taking place.
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