Dear Friends, Today is day five of 100-105 degree heat index. It's hard to believe that two months ago highs were lingering in the 40's and 50's and I was worried about how long I had to wait to get my Spring vegetables planted. By the first of May it was in the mid-to-upper 80's, … Continue reading Container Gardening in the Blazing Heat & Outsmarting the Squirrels
Hello Friends, It's Mediterranean Monday, one week off schedule! Last week I was out of town, and that means no cooking and no blogging until I returned home. After I got back, I stopped by a local produce stand and stocked up on fresh veggies. I was itching for a dish that allowed me to … Continue reading Mediterranean Monday: Greek Pasta with Farmer’s Market Veggies
Hi Friends! There are two kinds of spiders in my area that creep me out: the Black Widow and the Brown Recluse. The latter of the two much more than the former, because the Black Widow tends to know its place here in Southeast Missouri--inside hollowed-out logs in the woods! The Brown Recluse, on the … Continue reading Family Trip to the Lake, My Next Crazy Situation, and…Spider!