Garden Journal: May 13th, 2022

I thought I’d start a weekly post during the gardening season taking you through my garden, sharing what’s growing, what’s thriving and what isn’t, what I’d like to do differently next time, etc. I want to share this because it’s something I would be interested in from a reader’s perspective, but also as a journalContinue reading “Garden Journal: May 13th, 2022”


5 free ways to refresh your home for spring

When the weather finally starts to warm up after a long, dreary winter, my home can feel a little stuffy, cluttered, and in need of a re-set. I want the inside of my home to reflect all of the beauty and new life I see outside my window. While it’s fun to buy some newContinue reading “5 free ways to refresh your home for spring”

Basic Sourdough Bread

I want to let you in on a little secret. Sourdough bread is simple. Dead simple. It is literally just flour, water, and salt. So why can it feel so overwhelming?? The thing is, there are a million different ways to make sourdough. Truly. And that is where so many of us get hung up.Continue reading “Basic Sourdough Bread”

How to make your own sourdough starter

Most of us have that one friend who makes sourdough who would be oh so happy to share a smidgen of starter with us. I am *absoultely* your gal if we’re friends in real life. But maybe you live far away from this sourdough-obsessed friend, or you think you’ve killed your starter one too manyContinue reading “How to make your own sourdough starter”

Everything you need to get started making sourdough

As I like to say, sourdough IS simple. All you really need is flour, water, salt, wild yeast, and heat. But there are a few tools that can help you out along the way. If you are wanting to get started making sourdough, you are in the right place. Gather your tools and get readyContinue reading “Everything you need to get started making sourdough”

How to make Whole Chicken Bone Broth in the Crockpot

Affiliate disclosure: as an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases made from links in this post. What is Bone Broth? Bone broth is made from simmering roasted bones, vegetables, and aromatics in water for a long period of time. The result is a delicious and highly nutritious drink, base for soups, risottos,Continue reading “How to make Whole Chicken Bone Broth in the Crockpot”

How to Prune Hellebores

Ah, hellebore. She is a new favorite of mine. I’ve always had an affinity for growing edibles, but just last fall I took a little foray into the world of landscaping. It all started with a giant, ugly, overgrown shrub. I was just so tired of looking at it, that finally one evening I hadContinue reading “How to Prune Hellebores”

Guide to Winter Sowing

You want to start your garden from seed, but maybe you don’t have a greenhouse or a grow light set-up. Perhaps you don’t have time and attention to devote to needy seedlings. You’re in good company. Winter sowing has been a game-changer for my little backyard garden. It is so simple and low-maintenance, and IContinue reading “Guide to Winter Sowing”

5 Tips to Simplify Meal Planning (plus a free meal plan template)

Ah, meal planning. It’s a love-hate relationship, isn’t it? I love feeling organized, having one less decision to make come meal time, and having the things that I need to make a delicious, nutritious meal for me and my family. I do not always love the actual sitting down to brainstorm 21 meals, every singleContinue reading “5 Tips to Simplify Meal Planning (plus a free meal plan template)”

How to Make a Moss Spring Wreath

Anyone else desperate for spring? Every year, come February or March, I get a bit restless. My winter hobbies have lost their charm and I just want to get my hands in the dirt and enjoy the sunshine on my face. But alas, winter has really only just begun here in Montana. We have quiteContinue reading “How to Make a Moss Spring Wreath”