Tomato Season

For weeks and weeks, there had been nothing but green tomatoes on my plants. Now, suddenly, they’re ripening like crazy, and I have almost more than I know what to do with. If you’re in a similar plight – and even if you aren’t…

Two Tasty Pies

Our abundant yellow squash harvest has had me looking for creative ways to use up the bounty. One of my favorite ways has been squash pie. Surprised? So was I. But, it was delicious! The recipe I used can be found HERE. The only…

Hello, June!

Hello, all! I hope this post finds you well. We’re still staying mostly at home these days, though things are slowly opening up in our state. CPT A continues to experiment with sourdough recipes in his free time. Most recently, he made hamburger buns….

May Update – lots of animals, some baking, and a bit of gardening

It’s hard to feel isolated when you’re surrounded by animals. That’s one of the things that has helped our family during these past weeks of self-isolation. The pets keep us firmly set in our routines. They provide us with companionship. They entertain us. I’m…

More Snow, a Dog’s Haircut, and Too Much Baking

Spring continues to prove elusive here in western Massachusetts. We’ve had snow twice since my last post. Granted, the second time, it was simultaneously sunny. So strange. I refuse to be put off from yard work, though. Tired of waiting for warmer weather, I…