• Gardening

    Spring garden tour on a rainy day

    I love gardening! Although I am definitely not an expert, it’s something that I love to do. I really love perennials. In the past, I would plant a lot of annuals because wherever we have lived, there has always been an area for it. This is our first spring in our new home and there isn’t a place at the moment for annuals. But that’s okay! Perennials are awesome and it’s so fun seeing them return every year. Here is a peony that I bought at Costco (of all places), almost ready to bloom: Last fall, I planted 4 peony plants. This spring, I planted two more. I might not…

  • Idaho

    Frozen outside, cozy inside

    It’s been an icy and cold winter here in Idaho. I love it in many ways! The trees have a beautiful frost and there is frozen fog in the air. It’s gorgeous! But, it makes me feel incredibly grateful that I have a nice cozy home to go inside. Tonight is a perfect night for some cozy chili! Have you tried my recipe yet? It’s gorgeous It’s cold It’s home.