Wednesday, June 4, 2014
I have been moving the hosta babies all over my yard. I love volunteer plants.
Monday, November 18, 2013
I am already dreaming of the changes for next year.....how about you?
Monday, July 8, 2013
Friday, June 14, 2013
Friday, February 1, 2013
Seed catalogs are stacked next to my chair in the living room and I make lists and try to imagine
what the coming gardening season will bring. We have had a terrible time the last couple of years here in our little corner of the Garden State. Neighbors down the block behind us planted shade trees a few years ago and they now shade our garden. :-(
Ground hogs, bunnies and various other "neighbors" have been pilfering what does grow in the meager sunshine.But last season I did manage to finally get a luffa to grow. I will post pics soon...I am so behind.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
In anticipation of the summer’s biggest blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Walmart Stores, Inc., and Marvel Entertainment have teamed up to present the ultimate Spider-Man experience at Walmart Stores nationwide. You can have the chance to win the Spider-Man trilogy on Blu-Ray! Sounds good , right? Want to win . . just leave a comment here....yes..you need to leave a comment. I cannot use my "spidey" senses to know you want a copy!!
Just leave a comment any time from today, until June 15th at 9am when we will pick a name out of a hat. Good Luck!!
The Spider-Man truck is making the following stops in NJ. For a full list of locations, check out www.walmart.com/spider-man
4900 Rt 9 Howell NJ
326 W Main St Freehold NJ
1126 Rt 9 Old Bridge NJ
1501 Rt 22 Watchung NJ
Monday, June 4, 2012
If the birds and squirrels get to them before we do, well, we'll just hope we get some plums first. ;-)
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Memorial Day is about honoring all those men and women who have died in all wars.
We have a few picnics to attend and we will be having some fun right here in our own backyard as well. We will also take a moment to remember those who gave their lives, not just for our freedoms and rights as Americans, but for the rights and freedoms of citizens all over the world.
I hope you will all take just a moment to remember all those men and women who have given their all for all those back at home.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Today I am writing to share information about a very special documentary and to ask your help in spreading the word about this important film. In an effort to support and fight against childhood hunger, Food Network in a partnership with Share Our Strength will air a special 1-hour documentary titled HUNGER HITS HOME on April 14th at 8pm/7c. The documentary offers a first-hand look at the crisis of childhood hunger in America through the eyes of the parents, children, activists, educators and politicians on the front lines of the battle. The program takes us to the heart of the matter with a focus on families from New York to Texas who struggle with hunger and the community leaders who are taking direct action to fight it.
Join me, and watch the documentary on April 14th , host a viewing event with friends/family/colleagues, using the specially prepared viewing guide to spark discussion and action in your local community. http://nokidhungry.teamdigital.com/No_Kid_Hungry_viewer_guide.pdf
I also invite you to post, tweet, pin and email your network about this upcoming screening – all it takes is a click of a button from the documentary home page: www.foodnetwork.com/hungry
As someone who went to bed hungry as a child, I ask you to help me end childhood hunger in America.
- More than 16 million kids in America live in households that struggle to put food on the table. That’s 1 out of 5 kids.
- There were also over 16.4 million children in America living in poverty in 2010. That’s almost 1 million more than in 2009.
- 9.8 million kids get free or reduced-price school breakfast on an average school day, more than ever before…but 10.5 million eligible kids go without.
- Only 1 in 7 kids who get free and reduced-priced school lunches receive summer meals.
- Almost 45 million Americans used SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps) during 2011. Nearly 75 percent of these are in families with children and more than a quarter are in households with seniors or people with disabilities.
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Lamb Oso Bucco,Greek potatoes, asparagus and a cabbage salad.