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A Garden of Gratitude

A Garden of Gratitude

Tweet “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul” -Henry Ward Beecher Spring is my favorite time of the year! My roses and geraniums are in full bloom. The rosemary bushes are alive with the buzzing of bees (doing what bees do) and every time I walk past the basil plants, breath in […]

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Heirloom Roasted Carrots

Tweet Heirloom plant species, be they flowers, fruits or vegetables are grown from seeds that are passed down from generation to generation. Grown from seeds that are at least fifty years old, these heirloom beauties use traditional techniques and rely on natural pollination (insects and wind). Not only do the heirloom varieties look different from […]

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The Miracle of Spring

Tweet Like magic, my yard awakens! Seemingly, overnight, tiny buds emerge where only dead limbs existed just a few short weeks ago. I am continually amazed at the vegetation in the Southern Arizona desert. During the winter months, many plants look as if they have not an ounce of  life left in them, but experience […]

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Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Tweet Cooking with fresh herbs is like icing a cake. Say you’ve made this delicious carrot cake and it is really good. Now, you spread on the luscious cream cheese icing and really good just transformed into really yummy! Using fresh herbs in your recipes will complete the dish … it’s the icing on the […]

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Yum!

Tweet       Spring Cupcakes                    

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Spring Cupcakes

Tweet Who among us doesn’t love a good cupcake? Apparently not too many based on the number of cupcake shops popping up around town. Have you seen the program Cupcake Wars currently airing on the food network? How many different recipes can they come up with week after week? It’s nothing short of amazing.  Well, […]

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Spring

Tweet Spring is my very favorite time of year. It’s a season of rebirth, renewal and regrowth … a do-over, if you will. Life just seems to come alive everywhere you look. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming and people just seem to be smiling more. William Shakespeare’s quote says it best, “April hath put […]

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