Gardening Woes


I am pretty good at using coupons. I'm not a bad cook. I'm a marginal seamstress and a wannabe crafter. But I am a terrible gardener. Our little garden that started out with so much promise is having a few, er, issues.  Granted, this is our learning year, but I don't feel like I'm learning [...]

Planting Our First Garden


2 weekends ago we planted our first-ever vegetable garden. It was a big moment for my husband Chuck and I.  We have literally been talking about it for years. Our oldest daughter Maggie was pretty excited too.  The fact that she is sitting in dirt (in a dress, of course) is a sign of just how into [...]