gardening

7 Lessons From My Hungarian Great-Grandparents

When my mom comes over to visit, she often reminisces about her Hungarian grandparents, especially her grandmother, Elizabeth. It never was a bother to me- I loved hearing their distant stories. But before long, polite listening turned into intense brain-picking.

Our Homesteading Goals For 2013

I like using the term goals better than resolutions.  “Resolutions” sound nice but have no meaning or structure. The word seems to have been reduced to mean “things you wanna do better, but probably wont.”

The Absolute Easiest Way to Grow Tomatoes

God bless my husband. Every time he steps outside to plant something or experiment with seeds I freak out and try to stop him. I don’t know what it is about gardening but it brings out this raging perfectionist in me. Horrible, I know. I just have this image in my head of what a garden should look like…