Archive for January, 2012

The Chef

Bob builds masterful pizzas! He hand makes the  sauce and the crust. The toppings include mushrooms, jalapeno peppers, onions, and lamb burger. Mountains of Italian cheese will make it special. When he takes over my kitchen,  it will be good, very, very GOOD!

January 23, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Kitchen


Isaiah 61:11   For as the earth brings forth its bud, As the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.

January 22, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Garden

Feed The Bees

Gardens need pollinators. I plant herbs to attract bees and butterflies. They love the nectar and come to feast.  The result of this is that my garden is pollinated and I have a good harvest. Some of the herbs I have planted are Hyssop, Basil, Bee balm, Chives, Cone flower, Dill, Lavender, Hollyhock, Mint, Parsley, […]

January 21, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Garden

Country Wisdom From Sarah

All my heirloom garden seeds have been ordered from the catalogs. In spite of saving my own tomato seeds, I ordered some new varieties. This will give us plenty of tomatoes. A bit of country wisdom that applies to a lot more than tomatoes goes as follows. “When life gives you tomatoes, make Ketchup!

January 20, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Garden

Dealing With It

The back porch thermometer reads 20 degrees below zero. It is cold.  There is bread baking in the oven and soup cooking in the big kettle. I will be calling in all my garden seed orders and answering e mails. The class I am enrolled in has homework. No more excuses, I will study. The […]

January 19, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Contemplations, Garden, Great Pyrs, Herds and Flocks, Kitchen

Happy Bithday Bob

Today is my husband’s birthday. I am grateful for him and to him.  It is a blessing to share this journey.

January 18, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: News

FREE is Good

The first order for Garden supplies has been called in. It went to “Gardens Alive”.  Check it out on the web Gardens They have a variety of great products, including organic sprays that keep the bad bugs away. My favorite is Pyola. It keeps the squash bugs out of my garden.  It also works […]

January 17, 2012 · Sarah · 2 Comments
Posted in: Garden

Seeds, Seeds, Beautiful Seeds

There are seeds in the pantry, seeds on the kitchen table, seeds on all the counters, and seeds on my computer desk. The sorting has begun. I store all my heirloom seeds in  watch maker cases. They are kept protected season to season. The first step in garden 2012 is to sort the seeds. This […]

January 16, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Garden


Republicans should run against the numbers, not each other!

January 16, 2012 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: News

Not Impressed

The Great Pyrenees puppies are one month old.  Bob trimmed their toe nails and I wormed them. All puppies eat disgusting things. They were NOT impressed!!!

January 16, 2012 · Sarah · One Comment
Posted in: Great Pyrs