Good Advice on Monday

My little sister has a good sense of humor.  She bought me this a few years back for my birthday.  It was good advice then and it is good advice now.  Because you never know about those fairies lurking in the flower garden. Besides it makes me laugh.  🙂

Rachel’s Untitled Eggplant Recipe

So Addie wanted to pick out her own vegetable to grow this spring. Therefore we planted 6 eggplant plants.  They were purple and this was the reason for choosing them I am sure.  Anyway.  4 of them died, 1 is stunted and producing nothing, the last one is LOADED.  The poor plant is drooping with…

Peter Piper

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers! YES! I can say it really fast, can you?  I can also make pickled peppers.  This comes in handy since I don’t personally know Peter Piper.  These are fast, easy and delicious.  And they last for YEARS.  I opened my last jar from 2012 just last week…

Things I did not grow…..

I have grown lots of things in my life.  Several hundred pounds of corn and squash.  Close to 1,000 chickens. Maybe more.  And a little human.  This took the longest.  I even managed to grow and keep a houseplant alive for almost 2 years.  A feat in and of itself for me. Some years are better than…

Sweet Relish

I don’t really care for fresh cucumbers, I don’t dislike them I just prefer other veggies when given a choice. I do, however, LOVE sweet relish and pickles. So I planted a bunch of Pickling Cucumber seeds. And they came up. And then they died. I should really find another hobby…they looked just like my…

Salsa 101

In case y’all don’t know (though I’m pretty sure you do) I was born, raised and live in the great State of Texas. My husband, who is from Mississippi, always likes to say “You can always tell a Texan, you just can’t tell’em very much”. While I don’t ENTIRELY agree with him I must say…