Spicy Green Beans

spicy green beans

Last week I wrote about how our garden is filled with beans. Well the harvest continues!! In fact, I can’t keep up right now. Although I love steamed green beans and freeze a lot of the harvest, it’s always fun to try something new. And this is where this spicy green beans recipe came from….

What’s Blooming This Week Garden Update – July 27

hosta flower garden update

It’s time to take a look at what’s blooming this week with our weekly Garden Party. Share your garden photos, tours, projects, recipes and DIYs. Around here, it’s phlox and hostas in full bloom. Two old-fashioned favourites that have regained popularity in the past decade or so. The funny thing is, I don’t remember phlox […]

Painted Furniture: Clock Face Table

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Every once in a while my brother-in-law will call me and say “hey, I just found something on the side of the road for you”. This time it was a black pedestal table in need of some TLC. Once I saw it’s bold shape, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it…..a clock […]

Six Summer Dips for Any Party

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Summertime means family gatherings, picnics with the kids, cocktails on the patio and BBQs on the deck. These six summer dips will get your party started off right. They’re perfect for a nibble before dinner or packed into a container to take to a pot luck. All made with delicious sour cream.

What’s Blooming This Week Garden Update- July 20

rudbeckia garden update

It’s hot around here!! We’ve had 95F weather for the past few days. So any heavy gardening has been postponed till cooler temperatures prevail. But there’s still always something that needs to be done. I’m sure you’ve been busy too. Let’s see what you’ve been up to on this week’s Garden Update. Not only has […]