Friday, February 17, 2012

Gardening and cooking

It's what I do best. Today was a great day to be outside in the dirt. I put potato seed out in a raised "container" made from chicken wire and used the neighbors gorgeous compost they don't use. Also I cleaned out a bed and put compost on top so it is ready to be planted! I called the garden show on the radio this past weekend to see if I could move my asparagus crowns, he said I could, but it is proving to be a tougher job than I anticipated. The roots I knew were long, but they are crazy! I can not find the end to them, I also now know I planted them too close together. I love being in the dirt! Cooking is fun too, I made chocolate chip cookies for snack, and a carb free pizza crust for dinner. Beila's blood does better without carbs so when I saw this recipe I knew we had to try it. 1 package cream cheese mixed with 2 eggs, garlic powder, salt & pepper, and 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, i also added some italian herbs. Bake in a cake pan on 350 for 15 minutes or so, till firm. It smells yummy, I think it will be like a savory cheesecake texture. We'll let it cool then top it like a pizza with a tomato sauce without sugar, mozzarella, and lots of veggies! Hope you have a great dinner planned, have a great weekend!

Monday, February 13, 2012


Okay boyz and girlz, I am lazy. No scratch that, I am a busy mom. I am a mom, animal owner, daughter, sister, farmer, library frequenter, cookie maker, ballet taxi, doctor, nurse...the list goes on, and the list goes on. (you sing that last part to the tune of "the beat goes on.). There has been puke in our neck of the woods, all three chilluns, the Greek and I just got very upset tummies. Everyone is on the mend now and holding down food. We are watching Bee pretty carefully though because her ketones are pretty high so we have to do some damage control there. This weekend I made the munchkins v-day skirts out of some fabric I bought years ago. I was happy I was able to squeeze out three from one yard fabric. Years ago all I had in mind was two skirts. Speaking of, today is my 2nd anniversary. Today I married my Greek, swoon:) then along came baby. Sometimes I get upset that I was married the day before valentine's day because I don't celebrate romantic v-day, I celebrate it with my kids, they are my valentines. I hate that there is a day set aside where I am expected to show someone how much I love them, I think it is a crock. I love my husband very much and choose to show him that as much as I can, not once a year. We try to go on dates every week without children and do things for each other. So, you see, getting married the day before looks like we are hopeless, sappy, romantics. I don't judge you if you celebrate with your lover, I just don't.

Anywho, enough of that! I made my chica's skirts using this fun skull and hearts print. I used my twirly skirt tutorial somewhere on here, and embellished to my liking. I used different trim on each skirt and decorated each felt heart pocket differently. I think they turned out great! Happy v-day to all you lovely people out there!