We had to make a trip to our local garden store to pick up a few things and my son noticed all of the flowers and would not let us leave without taking some home. Ranunculus are one of our favorite flowers and we were very surprised to see them out already, so we picked … Continue reading Ranunculus.


These little vegetables are pretty darn cool or rad(ish). The radish is one of my favorites. Especially in a salsa. We just started a few rows of them in our garden a couple days ago. They are such an easy cool weather vegetable to grow, just make sure you thin them out. Otherwise, you will … Continue reading Rad(ish)


Our inquisitive, not so well mannered, yet well mannered, Spinone has been with us now for 3 months. To explain this, she can be the wisest and most loyal dog, I have ever seen. On the opposite end, she can be the most stubborn and disloyal dog, I have ever seen. It has been more … Continue reading Dog.


We are so excited to grow herbs this year in our new garden. We recently moved to a new home outside of the city with a very large yard and space for a garden. We love herbs especially rosemary and thyme which are our favorites to grow. The blue tuscan rosemary is very nice as … Continue reading Herbs.


I love the lighting in my home. I’ve written about this before, so please excuse my repetition. I remember the very first time I picked up a camera many years ago, I just started to take pictures and the lighting was the last thing I was paying attention to. Now, it is the first thing … Continue reading (Good)Light.

Today’s Birds.

I know I’ve done a lot of bird posts lately, but these little guys were spotted in our backyard this morning, while we were out enjoying the sun and warmer weather. A Chickadee, Downy and Nuthatch. All three are very common in our neck of the woods, but every time I try and photograph them, … Continue reading Today’s Birds.

Tree Identification.

A few days ago, my son and I hit up our local bookstore to purchase the Audubon Field Guide to Trees. We live in Colorado in a suburb about 45 minutes outside of Denver with lots of trees and nature options. We have a large backyard that houses lots of different trees, shrubs and a … Continue reading Tree Identification.