When I first got my greenhouse (a long awaited dream), I had zero experience with greenhouses. My gardening repertoire had been restricted to outdoor raised beds and a couple months of seed starting under grow lights indoors. So when setting up my new Palram Greenhouse, my husband and I built two re-claimed pallet benches on each side. (more…)
My family has done Easter up traditional style my whole life. The dinner table full of mom’s homemade deviled eggs, slow cooked ham, mashed potatoes, fruit salad, you name it – it was there, and it was delicious. We dyed eggs with food coloring, and there were plenty of Peeps to go around. While I love my parents’ Easter traditions, they are in the midst of building their house, so I volunteered (and volunteered Jordan) to host Easter this year, and I was determined to put my own little twist on this traditional holiday!
Firstly, since Jor and I have 7 hens, we never buy eggs from the store and don’t get any truly white eggs.
Dying our own precious little brown, light blue & green eggs had to be done in a special way that didn’t detract from their uniqueness. So, we used spices, berries, beets and coffee to get some truly unique results! (more…)