We moved into this house mid-January and by about March I planted a few rows of seeds. After some success I supplemented with seedlings bought at Big Ranch Farm nursery in Napa, Whole Foods, OSH & Home Depot. We have a great system down, TDH sets up the irrigation while I get my hands dirty. […]
We all know I LOVE Pinterest, and one of my favorite topics to browse on the virtual pinboard website is Gardening. I found these Spring Garden graphics to be helpful this season. For my west coast friends you can plant your seeds or seedlings in the ground already but for my east coast friends I[…]
Sheep in lieu of gas powered lawn mowers? Yep! And in Paris of all places. Crazy idea? Maybe, but we considered it as well while living in La Jolla last year. TDH and I almost bought a goat to share with our friends/neighbors, the girls wanted to make goat cheese while the boys were sick of[…]
TDH and I used to walk this beach daily with the Frenchies. All these pictures were taken with my iphone one afternoon last summer. After this week’s design projects I couldn’t resist making a color story with the images. Happy weekend!
A few pictures from around our little Bird Rock Ranch this month. Our greenhouse is thriving! We are trying every and any recipe to use up our abundance of squash (the plant is longer than our house!) We have two chickens, an Amercuana and a black and white speckled mutt we call the Queen. I[…]
I started sprouting last month and found it relatively easy so I thought I would share how you can make your own sprouts. What is Sprouting?– Trick your dried beans or seeds into sprouting without planting them in dirt. – Grow your own food, on your counter top or in a dark enclosed space.[…]
Our rental in La Jolla came with a giant bathtub that was so unsteady we had to sign off in the lease we wouldn’t sue in case it caused any bodily harm. So after months of it sitting in the corner of our shower (our shower is larger than most NYC apartments) I asked the[…]
I’m headed to Belize in 6 days, which means its bikini season in March! Yikes. Here’s a little recipe I’ve been using a lot lately to clean up my eating. My goal for the week is to be a Lean & Green fighting machine. It’s going to be a busy week before I leave. We[…]
Get whisked away this week with a gorgeous video from the husband and wife team behind Tiger in a Jar.