Straight from the Farm

Where I work is a CSA pick-up location for a farm in Riverhead and every week the produce and flowers for the week are dropped off. In order to get to my desk, I have to pass by where they store everything so I always love to take a peek and see what people are…

What I’m Loving Lately

I’ve been in a bit of a blogging rut for the past few months and have been thinking of some new features to add to here aside from just sharing my gazillion photographs of flowers when I can’t think of anything else! Today I am introducing, What I’m Loving Lately, a place for me to…

Just Peep It

I may not celebrate Easter, but there is one Easter tradition I love, The Washington Post’s Peeps Diorama Contest. Unfortunately, last year which was the tenth anniversary of the contest, was also the last where participants were asked to create a scene from current events, history and pop culture with one catch, all the characters in the…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Anticipation

I took a gamble and bought a strawberry plant that said it would grow in a pot, thinking that no fruit would actually grow from it. I was wrong and some strawberries did actually grow though the majority of them were eaten by squirrels who got to them first before they fully were ripe enough to be…

Peeps is the Word

One of my favorite spring related things is The Washington Post’s Peeps Diorama Contest. Now in it’s 10th year, the contest asks you to create a scene from current events, history, pop culture or anything else but all the characters in the scene need to be played by Peeps. The winner and semifinalists will be announced on…

Latkes, latkes, latkes

Happy  Chanukah! It may be coming to an end, but to me nothing says Chanukah like potato latkes also known as potato pancakes. Since I have mastered matzo ball soup, I figured it was time to move on to trying my hand at another Jewish dish and since I like to eat potato latkes, why…