Gardening · Other good stuff

Our Deep Mulch Garden and Other Updates

This year we are trying the deep mulch method for our little garden. Last fall we put down a few layers of newspaper where we wanted our plot to be this spring. Then we saved and piled on all of our grass clippings. Most of the grass under the newspaper/grass clippings died by the time spring got… Continue reading Our Deep Mulch Garden and Other Updates

Food · Soups

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

There is a chance of rain almost every day this week.Since springtime in Oklahoma can never make up it’s mind, it is still soup weather. This is an easy recipe but the roasting does take some time. I made it on a lazy Saturday, topped it with Homemade Croutons, and served with a green salad. It… Continue reading Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Salads

Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

This is my new favorite weekday lunch. It’s easy to prep and shaking up a plain ole’ salad. If you meal prep, this would be a perfect addition to your rotation. Plus, if you want to get really crazy with it, you can add some Homemade Croutons. I take my lunch in a bento box, which… Continue reading Salad with Shredded Buffalo Chicken

Food · Gardening · Other good stuff

I don’t post to brag. Here are some of my fails.

I work in an office at a desk and have for years. I think that’s why I enjoy cooking and gardening. I get to use my hands to make something. With cooking I enjoy taking different ingredients and making something else completely different when they are put together. With gardening I love the feel of… Continue reading I don’t post to brag. Here are some of my fails.

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Sides and Veggies · Sweets

Food Ideas for the 4th

How are you celebrating the 4th? Do you make the standard burgers and hot dogs or something else? I have all next week off work. So we are unplugging, relaxing, and doing family time to the max. I thought I’d just do a quick post with some food ideas for the 4th. Have a happy and… Continue reading Food Ideas for the 4th