Sparking a child’s imagination and remembering your own

I was fortunate in that I grew up a bit rough.  I mean we weren’t scheduled until the end of the world, we played and I do mean played.  Got dirty played.  I remember making mud pies and forming little cakes and putting them in between the balusters of the front porch (that was our…

My seed starting project in the face of Snow!

 With a Spring Snow Storm approaching I’ve decided to solidly focus on Spring and not bother about the snow. We are in a winter storm warning predicting 3-5″ of snow. I am completely ignoring it, will draw the curtains and not look outside.   It’s time to start the plants anyway!  I purchased heirloom seeds to start, a french…

Strategy to save money on meats

We eat a great deal of meat in this country and it’s usually the star of the show and takes up  most of the  room on the plate but for more reasons than just money that is not the way it should be.  A serving of meat is about the size of a deck of…