Remembering My Grandfather on Father’s Day

Remembering My Grandfather on Father’s Day

    Happy Father’s Day to the greatest man that I have ever known, my Grandfather, Franklin Elwood Haskin   He died when he was 57, I was 14 at the time.  He was more of a father to me than a grandfather.  I think that is because my biological father was a ‘deadbeat dad’ and he tried to make up for it.  And he did!      The photo above is my favorite one…

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Potting Bench Gifts of Herbs, Flowers, and Food

Potting Bench Gifts of Herbs, Flowers, and Food

      I love gift giving probably more than the recipient loves to receive the gifts that I give. One of my favorite gifts to give is the gift of anything in pots. Herbs, Flowers, Plants… Especially in little pretty pots. Here are a few examples that I put together this spring to pass out to family and friends.   Gift of Herbs for Veronica’s Kitchen Rosemary and Lemon Thyme, for her Chicken Gordon…

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Spring Landscaping Project for the Backyard

Spring Landscaping Project for the Backyard

        Welcome to our Spring Landscaping Project for our Backyard When we bought our home several years ago we knew that there would be many changes that we wanted to make to the landscaping, mainly additions.  We want to transform our front yard and back, into what we want from our property.  Here is yet another one of our projects that not only improves the aesthetic, but also helps to raise our…

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Potting Bench Desserts

Potting Bench Desserts

        Our Weekend Garden Desserts Who knows?  Someday we might ACTALLY use our potting bench as a potting bench? But until that time, food looks GREAT on it! We spent last weekend doing some sweets cooking. Of course, I pretty much use the same old food ingredients, I just make them look differently. Sugar Free Devil’s Food Cake Mix Blue dye added to the vanilla frosting mix.   Now accent with some…

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