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Spring’s Buzzing Backyard Life

Rain is now drenching the vegetable plants we put out earlier this week when the sun was soaking our backyard.  What fantastic weather it was for appreciating the outdoors. We enjoyed spring’s buzzing backyard life. My oldest daughter took pride in planting her own small garden with vegetables she had started from seed at school.  My youngest laughed with […]

Continue Reading By on April 16, 2011 in garden, outdoors, parenting, Scrappy Sprouts

Early Spring Plantings & Blooms

oakleaf lettuce Spring is already bursting with life at our house, two weeks before the official start of the season. We’re being blessed with an early start to a plentiful crop of vegetables. The lettuce and broccoli seeds are happily germinating in abundance, less than a week after being planted in little indoor containers. bell […]

Continue Reading By on March 5, 2011 in eating better, frugal, garden, green, organic, outdoor, thrifty