Recipes With Tomatoes Needed

It’s started… The great tomato abundance of 2020. At least something good will come out of the crazy that is this year! So far and besides eating them I have started with canning crushed tomatoes I’m not sure if I have the brain power yet to branch...

Love The Skin You’re In

This is a picture of my son tanning himself in our backyard. To you it’s only another teenager trying to get a nice summer glow. To me, it’s an acceptance of a skin color…his own. He was raised thinking that the skin he wore was wrong. As if you can...

THE TOMATOES ARE COMING!!!

I know I totally skipped talking about the gardens in July but there are a couple things I have learned. First, as much as I want to be a community builder, the dirt in my back yard is WAY better than the community garden. I still recommend doing it if your city has...
The time I bought 100+ tomato plants

The time I bought 100+ tomato plants

Even before I had six kids I loved buying food in bulk. Guess I always knew I would be the matron to a large family and mine is small compared to some. Still, I love to buy two 50lb bags of potatoes instead of one, four crates of peaches instead of two or 15...
Day 1 of Coronagedon

Day 1 of Coronagedon

So today was our first day of being quasi-quarantined. The first Monday back from Spring Break and they should have been going to school to return to normal but it did not happen. Not only did “normal” not return but I am home-schooling again. Honestly, I...