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Simple Oyster Stew

Here is an easy recipe for New Year’s Oyster stew to bring a little bit of luck.  This recipe makes enough stew to serve at least 4 people. (more…)

Simple Graveyard Scene

This scene is easy to set up and looks perfectly ghastly in the dark.  It’s also an excuse to procrastinate on putting away your garden tools for the year. (more…)

Fall Reminders for September 2018

With fall on the way (starting September 22nd), here are ways to prepare for first frosts, flu season, and more! (more…)

Mady’s Guide to Hardy Roses

Last year’s winter was unusually harsh, and killed off large numbers of rosebushes.  Since the fall planting season is coming up soon, here is an overview of how to select a hardy rosebush and how to protect them from inclement weather. (more…)

Shrimp and Zoodles in Lemon-Olive Oil Sauce

We’re on a bit of a zoodles kick over here!  This recipe is healthy and quick to make, and the use of fresh lemons and vegetables really makes it taste like summer! (more…)

August 2018: Holiday Overview

August is pretty light on holidays, so I’m just going to write about some crops that are coming into season this month: (more…)

Egg Soup

If you make this recipe with water instead of chicken stock, this soup is both faster and cheaper than chicken soup, while also being vegetarian.  I used chicken stock in this version, however, as I have not been able to convince my husband to eat a vegetarian meal ever since I tried to disguise tofu as General Tso’s Chicken. (more…)

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