Artemis at our pond/dugout.

Years of our lives

That moment when you realize it was 2014 when you posted last, and it’s somehow now 2017…. How did that happen? Looking back over all the year’s posts, my poor garden blog went from frequent excited posts to sporadic random recipes and “want to do”.  2017 has us on our own property so the “want […]

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2014 Veggie Garden offically started!

Finally – it’s been years since I got to really get into doing a veggie garden, but I got a start on it today! It didn’t take much work to get the container/raised beds cleaned up from the winter, and I planted onions: And a lonely rhubarb that won’t be lonely for long: Here’s all […]

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   A simple, but completely delicious and frosting smothered carrot cake. Doesn’t include yucky stuff like pecans or pineapple (which are fine on their own, but not in carrot cake). Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Dessert Serves: […]

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We get winter like Florida gets sun

Well, it’s been winter since the second week of November here (it was winter early October last year though, so I am happy fall stuck around a little longer) and it just keeps getting more and more wintery. And I’ll tell you a secret, I can run the John Deer to feed cows like nobody’s […]

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Chili Seasoning

Chili Seasoning   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Much better chili seasoning than store bought packets. Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Seasoning Ingredients 4 teaspoons chili powder 1 tablespoon dried minced onion 1 tablespoon dried, minced garlic 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon […]

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Yummy! The rolls just after being placed in prepared pan, before their second rise.

Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls

Unbelievable Cinnamon Rolls   Print These are so incredibly good it’s unbelievable! Author: Amy Garrett Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 12-14 Ingredients 1 teaspoon white sugar 2-1/4 tsp active dry yeast ½ cup warm water ½ cup milk ¼ cup white sugar ¼ cup butter 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 […]

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