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What Tomatoes Teach Us About Slowing Down

By the end of my work week, I look forward to some time off. No conference calls, no computers. With hands on hips, I’m able to take a moment in the garden to catch my breath. Surveying my vegetable garden, I’m pleased with how well my tomatoes are doing. For some people, . . . → Read More: What Tomatoes Teach Us About Slowing Down


How To Eat S’mores And Not Get Burnt

A few minutes after horking down the second s’more my son made, I was feeling definitely queezy. I knew I’d feel fine if I just waited awhile, but instead I hopped up, pinched some spearmint and chocolate mint from the garden, and made myself a soothing mint tea. This is the first year growing my own mint because I’ve always . . . → Read More: How To Eat S’mores And Not Get Burnt


The Tinkerbell Guide to “Faierie” Gardens

Fairy gardens are the quaint expression of an ancient belief, that fairies live among us and by leaving a little bit of our garden uncultivated and scaled down, they can be coaxed into spreading their magic.


My own fairy garden is slightly less romantic, sorry fairies. The center of it is a highly . . . → Read More: The Tinkerbell Guide to “Faierie” Gardens