I was pumped all day for my long run tonight. 20+ miles done in 6 runs in 10 days. I was ready to #getsome! Only I wasn’t. All weekend long we were trapped inside the house awaiting the “Biggest Ice Storm in 10 Years”. It never happened. Yes, we got some great family snuggle time. … More Just… Bleh.
During the summer months, I have the most glorious herb garden. Patio containers full of rosemary, thyme, sage, cilantro, basil, and chives, just to name a few, are steps away from my kitchen, begging to be thrown into my newest creation. During the winter months, however, the only herbs that remotely survive inside on the … More Drying Rosemary the Easy Way
The first hurdle has officially been vaulted over. Two out of my three bee hives made it through the winter! Spring has sprung here in southern Illinois, and the forecast is full of beautifully mild days for the next two weeks. I went ahead and pulled the winterizing gear off my three hives and peeled … More It’s a BEE-utiful Day!
It is the same thing every winter – around mid-February, I start pleading with Mother Nature to please, please warm up. Don’t get me wrong… I have learned to accept the cold, being holed up in the house, the lack of daylight, and the occasional dumping of snow that accompanies a Central-Illinois winter. I actually, … More The Mitten Monster