Cheerful Original Classic Wreath Giveaway

Click to Enlarge The cooler temperatures in my Ohio garden has brought me indoors to stay warm and start decorating for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season.  I’m so excited to be able to offer this giveaway from my friends at P.Allen Smiths because I have had my eye on his collection of Holiday decor since I first saw […]

Instagram Weekend Project : #WHPbluronpurpose

instagram_header This Weekend I’m joining in on instagram: Hashtag Project: #WHPbluronpurpose.  What a great way to practice your photography skills and join in the conversation with millions of other people who use instagram. I’m looking forward to sharing some blurpurpose theme images from my garden. Weekend Hashtag Project is a series featuring designated themes & hashtags chosen […]

Plant Spring NOW!

Autumn Planting One of the best things about being a northerner is to experience the bulbs that arrive in spring.  To see a magnificent crocus poke up out of the white snow in February is an experience filled with life and energy during the sometimes drab months of winter. Now is the time to get your spring […]

Pin & Win Recipes #HuntsRecipes

Click on this Image to Follow or Link my Pinterest Board. Who isn’t on Pinterest: the largest virtual pinboard that allows it’s subscribers to organize and share all the beautiful things found on the web? If I told you that sharing on a Pinterest board could make you the winner of $5,000 in prizes for your next dinner party would you be interested? Continue reading my […]

Can You Hear The Distant Drum

Distant Drum Rose Under Cover This is the last of the blooms on my Distant Drum rose shrub for 2012 but I’m looking forward to sharing more about roses in the post to come now that I’ve been introduced to the varieties that can be enjoyed in most any home garden. I will miss you Distant Drum but you can […]

This Is My Country

Your Vote Counts! We are in the final hours to election day 2012. President Barack Obama and Governor  Mitt Romney are storming through a final exhaustive campaign push Monday with many visits to my state of Ohio.  I’ve been following both parties official sites on Twitter, Facebook and Google + to see what both camps are sharing.   I […]

Don’t Miss The Header on Twitter

Twitter Header   Twitter added a new feature back in September and it has come to my attention that many of my Twitter connections are NOT aware of.  The impact of this new option is huge so let me try and explain some simple facts about this new feature. The new feature is similar to the Facebook […]

Cashew Chicken Casserole

Chicken Cashew Caserole Cashew Chicken Casserole – Easy Autumn Meal This is not your typical chicken and rice casserole. The ginger, garlic and wild rice combo  is super easy to make and I promise it will leave your family wanting more.  I used broccoli we grew this summer and had in the freezer but if you don’t grow […]

Olivia – A Pup Who Is Always Happy

oliva_woofwednesday It’s #woofwednesday and to celebrate I’m sharing a few of my favorite images of my 8 year old Aussie.   I love the image on the lower right of the collage above because it is one of the rare times I caught my pup grinning.  Some may think it is a snarl or that the dog […]

Are You Verified on Pinterest

Pinterest_bgVerification Pinterest announced it is launching website verification which basically lets you verify that you own the website listed on your Pinterest profile. What I like most about this verification similar to Twitter verification , you will see a red checkmark next to your domain in search results, as well as the full website URL and […]

Ornamental Grasses

DSC_0061 Boo Kitty Playing Under the Tall Grass in Autumn There are many different varieties of ornamental grasses. I’m not sure which variety of ornamental grass I have featured in the blog post above but judging by the google searches I’ve done I think it is Pampas Grass. There is a wonderful article about the different […]

Easy Spice Mix For Tacos

photo 2-002 I always joke around to my family and friends saying I could totally be from the south because I could eat spicy southwest food any day or time of the year. Taco’s are traditionally a southwest meal and I have prepared them in many different ways. I have used cheap hamburger, healthy ground turkey and […]

Chilled Artichoke Dip

Let's Celebrate .. Easy and Delish! There is something about the cooler temperatures and putting the garden to rest that makes me want to start serving up appetizers. Today I pulled the last of my heirloom tomatoes that I grew from seed from my garden and I’m thinking it is a time to celebrate the amazing harvest we had this past […]

Grow a Dinner Plate on #spicychat

Moo-Poo and Renee's Garden Beets I’m bringing the garden to  #spicychat Twitter chat forum Thursday at 8 p.m. ET when I guest host from my kitchen garden in Ohio. To bring awareness to all the things you can grow on your own I’m sharing tips and products that will get you growing successfully.  During this event that takes place on […]