• Home Grown Tomatoes on your PATIO!

    I read that tomatoes are easily grown on patios using clay pots, plastic nursery pots or wood boxes. I am not sure if easy is the right word but it sure is rewarding! My tomato plant didn’t fruit as many tomatoes as I dreamed it would – but every bite was work the work! You need 6 to 8 hours of sunlight each day, nutrient-rich soil, and enough water or soil moisture so that you have steady even growth. Make sure the container is large enough to hold enough soil to keep it upright as it grows and doesn’t tip…

  • Tarte Tart Tarte

      Last summer my family and I went to Southern France to celebrate a wedding. While in France I learned a new go-to dessert – making a fruit tart! The trick is to buy the pastry shell and keep it…

  • Kombucha

    I love the springtime, partly because it’s a good excuse to day drink, but mostly because it’s a nice escape from being cooped up inside all winter. I’m ready to retire my cold-weather hot chocolate for something light and refreshing.…

  • Bridesmaid dress blues

    Planning a wedding is a lot of work — and organizing your bridesmaid’s dresses is no exception. You’ve undoubtedly seen lots of different styles of bridesmaids dresses. They can be long, short, floral — but unwearable again nonetheless. I wanted…