Pressed Flower Wall Art

Pressing flowers is a great way to preserve your garden fresh blooms and enjoy them year round. My daughter will occasionally pick some of my flowers in my garden and I like to hold onto them for the memories. She ended up bringing me a bleeding heart stem and I knew this one needed toContinue reading “Pressed Flower Wall Art”

Freezer Stored Kale

I love being able to enjoy produce fresh from the garden. In winter time we don’t get to enjoy very much fresh grown vegetables – which is why I preserve much of my harvest. I love storing my fresh kale in the freezer because it’s incredibly easy to throw into soups and stir fry dishes.Continue reading “Freezer Stored Kale”

Fudgy Eggplant Chocolate Cake

Some of my favorite recipes have hidden healthy ingredients in them. This one happens to have a good helping of eggplant. Did I lose you yet? Keep reading – I promise these are well worth the effort. Eggplants are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They may also help improve your heart health as wellContinue reading “Fudgy Eggplant Chocolate Cake”

Scallop Squash Pie

Summertime is my favorite time of the year. Long days at the beach, cold treats and full gardens make summers fun in Northern Michigan. Summer squash grows well here and I’m constantly finding new ways to use up these delicious, bountiful vegetables. I used white scallop squash as the base for the pie. It reallyContinue reading “Scallop Squash Pie”

Wildflower Seed Bombs

I love projects that I can get my oldest daughter to help me with; she loved getting her hands messy on this one. With warmer weather right around the corner we have both been itching to watch flowers grow and this little project helped us to stifle some of our springtime cabin fever. These seedsContinue reading “Wildflower Seed Bombs”