Tag: Peonies

Stop and Smell the Peonies!

I’m taking time to stop and smell the peonies. . . Enjoying their lush blooms. . . And heady fragrance for the brief time they’re here. I cut some peonies to enjoy as Ball jar bouquets for my Potting Shed. I found this stamped spoon marker on Etsy. . .  “Love what you grow and what you…

Guilt-Free Blueberry Almond Baked French Toast

Help yourself to Blueberry-Almond French Toast, made a little healthier so you can indulge, guilt-free, for breakfast or brunch! This French toast comes together in under 10 minutes. Refrigerate it overnight and then pull it out to bake it in the morning, perfect for company or a lazy weekend morning! It’s made healthier with a combination…

Private Edens and Garden Bits & Pieces

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Garden Week! You’re invited to pull on your gardening gloves and dig in with some virtual gardening as we share books, tour gardens, set tables, and enjoy some garden-inspired projects & recipes this week! Our third book to share this week~ Private Edens: Beautiful Country Gardens: Wander through twenty-one superb private…

Gather Ye Peonies While Ye May

I’m gathering my Peonies while I may, with the unpredictable weather~ Admiring their showy display and vivid color before they fade as quickly as  a pair of brand new gardening gloves  :) Our peonies usually bloom around the beginning of May. They’re a little later this year with the colder than normal early spring temperatures.  Whenever they bloom…

Potting Shed~ Canning Season & Giveaway

It’s Canning Season in my Potting Shed!  Peak season for Watering Cans  and Canning Jars. . .  Ball Perfect Mason Jars are filled with flowers and petals. . . Instead of jams and jellies :) Instead of a waterbath canner and jar lifter, my Hatherley Lattistep is standing in for service! No worries about processing,  sealing or fermentation. .…