Blogs You Should Check Out 5

This list has some of my old favorites and some new blogs I’ve recently discovered. I think you’ll enjoy reading them. You’ll see glorious photos of food and scenery; get your funny bone tickled, and your emotions touched. On to Blogs You Should Check Out 5!

Blogs You Should Check Out 5

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Fun Facts about Fruits & Vegetables

There’s nothing more rewarding to me than being able to tell my family that they’re eating things I’ve grown in my garden. And the longer I garden the more interested I become in the history of the vegetables and fruit I grow. I use heirloom seeds so the past is closely linked to the produce we’re eating. But there were things about vegetables and fruits that surprised me. Did you know…

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Photography and the Art-disabled

My sister mentioned a while back that my photographs were less than stellar. I really wanted to get great pictures of the food I made and of the garden. Unfortunately, I have absolutely no “eye.” She sent me links to tips of food photography and I read them so I, too, could take stunning photographs of everything I post. Sadly, photography and the art-disabled don’t seem to go together.

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You May Be Risking Your Dog’s Life

We’ve had the same vet for more than 25 years and she’s become a member of our family. As such, she has no problem yelling at me when she thinks I’m doing something wrong with our dogs. I remember when she discovered I made a plate for each of our dogs at Thanksgiving and Christmas. At the time we had five dogs and she told me we’d have five very sick/dead dogs if I kept doing it. Ouch. There are many foods we, as people, can eat that are very unsafe for our dogs. Without knowing it, you may be risking your dog’s life!

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Facts About Food You May Not Know


Everyone needs to eat. Food is not an option if you want to survive. But food is so much more than nourishment for our bodies. It provides comfort and stirs memories. For many of us the kitchen is the heart of our homes. We lovingly prepare food for our family and friends but there are facts about food you may not know. And you may not want to know.

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