FOTD : Colors of Hyacinths

FOTD :  Colors of Hyacinths

Planted in the fall, hyacinths bloom in midspring, filling the garden with a burst of pastel colors when most of the garden is just waking up. Their fragrance is so intoxicating that they’ve been called “nature’s perfume.” Like most perennial bulbs, they’re easy to grow and come back year after year! Hyacinths are also wonderful for [...]

Book Review: The Plot Thickets 

Book Review: The Plot Thickets 

Springtime—and another murder case—comes to Goosebush, Massachusetts, in Julia Henry’s latest installment in the Garden Squad Mystery cozy series featuring sixty-something gardener Lilly Jayne!With spring’s arrival in Goosebush, Lilly and the Beautification Committee turn their eyes to new projects. A cleanup of the historic Goosebush Cemetery may be in order, after Lilly and Delia find [...]

DIY : Seed Stater Greenhouses

DIY : Seed Stater Greenhouses

This Thursday its all about fun and esy ways to start seed indoors. Just when we thought it was warm to plant a cold spell hits. But ready to do some planting... After Dyeing Eggs : Recycle the cartoons fill the egg carton with seed starting soil. Seed starting soil is an extra light soil [...]

Perfect Side Dish : Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan cheese

Perfect Side Dish : Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan cheese

1 large bunch (about 1 pound) fresh asparagus 1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Lemon Parmesan cheese Zest and juice of ½ medium lemon. Lemon wedges, from the remaining ½ lemon. Sprinkle of finely grated Parmesan cheese. Small handful of fresh mint or parsley, finely chopped. Light sprinkle of red pepper flakes

Catfish Creole with Sauce

Catfish Creole with Sauce

I am finishing March with this Lenten recipe a favorite here in town.... 8 Catfish fillets 3 T lemon juice 2 T margarine creole seasoning Sauce: ! C ketchup 1 T margarine 1 T worechester sauce 1 T lemon juice 1/4 tsp creole seasoning 1/4 C chopped green pepera hot sauce Season fish and place [...]

Spring : Clean Up Time

Spring : Clean Up Time

Today I am finishing the month by posting about Spring clean up and a few DIY to help . Every Room Wash Baseboards, door ceilings, window sills, doors, and walls. Vacuum and wash vents. Wash window treatments (drapes, etc.). Dust blinds. Wash Windows - inside and out Dust and shine overhead lights - replace burnt [...]

March 27th 2023 HOME STAR 

March 27th 2023 HOME STAR 

WELCOME to the March 2023 "You're the Star" Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:___________________________ WELCOME to HOME feature week of the March 2023 "You're the STAR" blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red BarnNiki from Life as a [...]

Gran’s Coconut Pie

Gran’s Coconut Pie

This Sunday I am making Pie and remembering a great childhood memory. My Grandpatents used to tale us to Lea Lunchroom - Gas Station turned into a lunch spot for Ham sandwiches and Pie. We Loved the Pie! 3 tablespoons butter ½ (14.1-oz.) package piecrusts, refrigerated ½ cup sugar ¼ cup cornstarch 2 cups half-and-half 4 egg yolk 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 2 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract, divided [...]

Washington Community Festival

Washington Community Festival

It's where my family will be on this beautiful Saturday! Join us in Historic Washington, Louisiana pop 702. Founded in 1790 its the third oldest town in Louisiana. Events at the Festival; What's happening this weekend! Saturday is all about what makes Louisiana special : 😉