A Road Trip through Montana

A Road Trip Through Montana

Ahhh…beautiful Montana. It’s such a gorgeous place. The first time I went there, it literally took my breath away. It was as if all the perfect ingredients of beauty were mixed together and out came Montana. Wide open spaces, diverse landscape, glacier lakes, mountains and abundant wildlife. Whitefish, Bigfork, Kalispell and Missoula were all on… Read more >

A Cozy Cottage and Amazing Garden – Take a tour

A Cozy Cottage and Amazing Garden Tour

On a previous post I featured an amazing potting shed. This post features the cottage and gardens where the potting shed sits. The owner is an artist and she turned her environment into a work of art. Everywhere you turn there’s another gorgeous detail or surprise. “The home should be the treasure chest of living.”… Read more >

Gorgeous Rustic Garden Potting Shed – Take a Tour

Rustic Potting Shed - Take a Tour

When I went on an artist studio tour, I stumbled upon this gorgeous rustic garden potting shed. It was enchanting. The house and garden were also amazing. I will feature those pictures in a future post. The garden shed was the perfect place to pour yourself into creating the most beautiful garden. Anything you need… Read more >

Morning Rituals: 11 Ideas to Start a Happy Day

Morning Rituals: 11 Ideas to Start A Happy Day

Do you remember summers when you were a child and you couldn’t wait to get up in the morning to start your day full of adventure? There were trees to be climbed, bikes to be ridden and forts to build. Now getting up with that pep in your step can be a bit more difficult…. Read more >

Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Avocados, tomatoes and cucumbers. Three vegetables I just love. Create a recipe with the three items together in a salad and you have a divine combination. Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad added with homemade red wine vinaigrette and you have pure heaven. “It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” –… Read more >

Backyard Vegetable Gardening – A Permaculture Tour

Permaculture Tour - Create a Farmers Market in Your Own Front Yard

Last year I went on a city permaculture tour. It was a self-guided tour of homes in downtown Seattle that were providing their families with homegrown fruits, vegetables, milk, cheese, eggs and meat. ¬†The goal was to teach others how Backyard Vegetable Gardening¬†could help save money on groceries and learn how to produce your food…. Read more >