Beans Glorious Beans & A Hip Girl Giveaway


This year is the year of the bean in our garden.  Our soil composition and amount of sun light limits the amount of tomatoes we can grow so I’ve planted them in other gardens and am replacing two beds of tomatoes with beans. Since we’re growing so many beans we’re also building quite a few […]

Our Weekend Farm Visit in Photographs

We have had such a lovely weekend visiting Ryan’s coworker Almerinda’s farm in Consecon Ontario in Prince Edward County.  Gorgeous views, perfect weather and trading heirloom beans on a United Empire Loyalist farm is exactly what we all needed. The lilacs were in full bloom. A walk in the deserted apple orchard, also in full […]

project 365: week twenty one: May 21st, 2011 – May 27th, 2011


May 21st,  2011 Ladybug meet macro lens. May 22nd, 2011 A visit to Port Dover, Ontario May 23rd, 2011 Grilling peppers for the first bbqed pizza of the year. May 24th, 2011 She can help in the garden this year!  May 25th, 2011 Future Strawberry.  May 26th, 2011 creme brule coral bells. May 27th, 2011 […]

project 365: week twenty: May 14th, 2011 – May 20th, 2011


May 14th, 2011 Planted the potatoes!  May 15th, 2011 Skype family portrait while Ryan was in Boston. May 16, 2011 A view I might miss some day. May 17th, 2011 Ladies’ babies are growing up! May 18th, 2011 Black beans on their way into the garden. May 19th, 2011 Fuzzy Succulents and a macro lens, […]

How to Have a Perfect Day


Take 1 mini muffin tin add 8 types of heirloom beans and 1 bad cat  and a mother with a new lens  for hours of pure bliss. Hours (!) of bean sorting by Rebecca and bean chasing by Zooey. My gorgeous beans all mixed up. May Flower and Poltschka Pole Beans. I think they are sorted by […]