Garden Update

Check out our tomatoes, peppers, citrus, basil and other flowering things in our gardens. . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Garden Update

I hope I am not jinxing our future harvests by sharing an emerging future bounty of apples, apricots, cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, and grapes…. . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Garden Update

The garden has been fabulous this year due to the rain and record low temperatures.   The Hubs and I have often mused about finding a place to live in our dotage where temperatures are mild, nothing higher than 85 and nothing lower than 60.   Think we may have found that place here.  🙂   . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Garden Update

A few carrots (very few), lots of roses, some peonies, and bees! . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Garden Update (and a winning post) !!!!!!

I don’t think I have posted anything about this season’s garden. Here it is! . . . → Read More: Garden Update (and a winning post) !!!!!!

A Lagniappe: Take-out Queen, Radish Salad, Garden Update

A rant and recipe . . . → Read More: A Lagniappe: Take-out Queen, Radish Salad, Garden Update

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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