Showing posts from July, 2020

The Garden Journal : Lessons from Flowers

The Sunflower They are the brilliant scene stealers of any garden. They also went through a lot of dirt first. “I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life than the sunflower. For me that’s because of the reason behind its name. Not because it looks like the sun but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A satellite dish for sunshine. Wherever light is, no matter how weak, these flowers will find it. And that’s such an admirable thing. And such a lesson in life.” Helen Mirren #TheGardenJournal #Sunflower #PostMalone #helenmirren #TheReadingRoom #VictoryGarden #Gardening #Quote #songlyrics

Garden Journal : Green Beans

Garden to table vegetables taste remarkably different than ones you buy at the supermarket. #FreshisBest #GardenJournal #GreenBeans #Veggies 

Scene Stealer Sunflowers

Look close to catch a glimpse of the sunny yellow petals behind the curtain of clenched leaves. Its almost show time. Gardening is truly a lesson in patience - plant, water, watch and wait. I was confident I’d wake up to at least one of these beauties in brilliant bloom but no, not today. I’ve decided that the attention-getting sunflowers are simply the garden show offs demanding to be seen. Theses towering divas are purposely making me wait and watch until they’re ready to make their entrance   Let the show begin. #TheGardenJournal #sunflowers #VictoryGarden #Flowers #Yellow #thewritingroom

Garden Journal : Claiming Victory

Claiming Victory! We’ve been grocery shopping daily from our garden. Soooo good. This is the bounty to accompany tonight’s dinner of wild caught salmon. #victorygarden #garden #gardenjournal #thewritingroom #foodislove #healthyfood

Garden Journal : Lovely Lavender

Ahhh... the calming scent of lavender. This is one of my very favorite scents. Lavender will soothe and calm nerves and has been used in herbal preparations to treat anxiety, depression, and sleeplessness for ages. Known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, it helps heal minor burns and bug bites. Ladder Coffee & Toast makes a remarkable Lavender Latte. Wild Sage American Bistro - Spokane Restaurant - Spokane Restaurant serves a lovely Lavender Butter. Clinkerdagger pours a Lavender Cosmo Side Hustle Syrups makes a Lemon-Lavender Simple Syrup to craft your own cocktails. Evening Light Lavender is next on my purple craze bucket list #lavender #gardenjournal #thewritingroom #garden

Hawaiian Poke Bowls in 5 Steps

Poke A bed of Brown Rice topped with Ahi, Crab, Sweet Corn, Garden Cilantro, Mango, Edamame, Pea Shoots, Scallions, and Avocado drizzled with low sodium Soy Sauce, Sesame Oil, Ponzu, Sriracha, freshly This was incredibly tasty and pretty easy. I'm looking forward to new variations and revisiting this combination. As you may One of our favorite go-to dishes inspired by Hawaiian Cuisine is the Poke Bowl. Fresh, delicate raw fish drench in dressings such as citrusy yuzu and sprinkled with furikake seasoning. We've been ordering Ahi, Salmon & Shrimp delivered to our door from Thrive Market and making our own delicious combinations based on Hawaiian traditions. Definition : Poke is diced raw fish served either as an appetizer or as a main course and is one of the main dishes of Native Hawaiian cuisine. It is pronounced POH-keh. The word "poke" literally means to portion, slice or cut. There are endless combinations. Here's a road map to help you discover your top