Sweet Potato Thai Soup

Today was the perfect Spring day to whip up a batch of my favorite sweet potato soup with a Thai spin. Are you surprised that Easter was only 2 days ago and this recipe doesn’t include ham leftovers?
April 10, 2012 11
spring tulips in April

Tulips and Tomatoes

While my April tulips are putting on a show it is my reminder that I need to finish up the early indoor starting of my Summer tomatoes and peppers. I took this photo this afternoon while out weeding.  It is a windy day in my Ohio garden but I’m loving the color and the time […]
April 9, 2012 6

Spring Lettuce

If you have ever been to the city of brotherly love you know that Philadelphia is filled with amazing history.  Maybe the astonishing architecture plays a part in inspiring local artist.   Every where I looked it was clear that our great American history is alive in the city. Recently my love for photography and […]
April 6, 2012 3
Spring Grass Pup

Woof Wednesday

Nothing beats Spring playing in the fresh green grass with my Pup Olivia. Today is #woofWednesday on Twitter so be sure to follow along and tweet one of your favorite Doggy Pics! I follow the @ASPCA on Twitter and enjoy their adorable puppy shares and information on how you can help out locally with pets […]
April 4, 2012 2
Tulip

Bloom Tuesday

My Favorite Bloom this Tuesday Morning I got a nice shout out on Twitter from my friend Kim who is a total foodie and loves to garden simple just like me.  I posting a #Bloom_Tuesday after her sweet tweet! Click Image to See My Tweets BIG!   Happy Spring Everyone … please share with me […]
April 3, 2012 4
Organic Black Walnuts

Fair Food Philly at Reading Terminal Marketplace

I arrived early today for the Philly Farm and Food Festival taking place  April 1, 2012 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Annex. During this event you will be educated by the experts at growing and be a part of community support.  Nothing better then supporting local growers if you ask me!  Philly Farm and Food […]
April 1, 2012 2
Ambrosia Apples from Ohio

Farm, Food and Fun

If you are like me, you most likely do not think farm when someone says downtown Philly.  I’m thinking historic Liberty Bell,fabulous Art Museum and maybe a Philly Cheese-steak  but not farming.  However, on April 1st at the Philadelphia Convention Center you can check out regional farmers, food producers and artisanal food businesses.  NO JOKE! […]
March 31, 2012 4
My New Rose

Star of my Garden : Spring Rose Care Tips

The seasons seem to be a bit out of sync with one another after we were thrust into Summer as the official date of spring arrived.  A week after spring arrived the cooler more seasonable temperatures arrived bringing a few below freezing nights that were sure to damage the new summer growth on the shrubs […]
March 30, 2012 8

Raking,Weeding and Planting – It’s Spring!

It’s officially Spring …. I know the actual date was seven days ago but now that the normal temperatures are back it is time to celebrate!  This time of year finds me out soaking up the spring sunshine and out of the house we just spent the cold winter months taking shelter in. Conversing with […]
March 29, 2012 9
Lilacs in late March

Live Stream from My March Ohio Garden

Last night we had some wicked cold temperatures hit our part of the country after a few weeks of amazing above normal weather that has brought signs of early summer to our gardens.   According to the tweets I was reading the day before, many were covering their shrubs, perennials and moving annuals indoors.  First of […]
March 27, 2012 1

Herb Chat with Garden Writer Kate Copsey

This afternoon I had the privilege of meeting up with my friend Kate Copsey of Americas Home Grown Veggie Show.  Garden writer Kate gave a presentation on culinary herbs to a group who gathered at the Simpson Garden in Bowling Green, Ohio.   It was a great opportunity to share with my online network Kates talk […]
March 26, 2012 5
Sarah Fioroni

Foodie Shares At a Flower Show

It’s hard to miss if you attend any of the  flower and garden shows across the country the fact that many gardeners are getting back into growing what they eat.   As a social media fanatic myself I’m loving being able to connect with my foodie friends at the garden and flower shows where social […]
March 25, 2012 4