It’s June already….the bees are buzzing, the birds are chirping…and the fresh produce is looking mouth-wateringly good :).
Did you plant a garden this year? Is there a Farmer’s Market near you?
Well, right about now, I really miss the bay area more than usual….I got really spoiled with the AMAZING produce you can access there. Not to mention my fresh herb garden (my basil use to grow into a bush!) and our abundant asian pear tree that we could make the best jams out of…and our compost pile that produced “black gold”…and a few potatoes :).
The Northern Virginia area is plentiful in its own way, but just different :). Here it seems like I’m enjoying the abundance of trees and flowers…as the rains seem to make everything so vividly colorful.
One of my favorite things in the summer are tomatoes…and as we head into summer and the tomatoes and avocados are ripe and delicious, CTA Toast (Cottage Cheese, Tomato & Avocado) makes a great breakfast. It’s especially nice because it takes less then 5 minutes to make…and it’s fresh, high in protein, and of course, delicious…so ENJOY!
Change Makers This week I had the honor to be invited by Etsy to a Small Business Roundtable hosted by the National Democratic Caucus on Capital Hill—it was awesome. The event was about 2 hours and there were people from all over the country. It was amazing to hear from such a wide variety of […]
Envisioning our feasts I love this time of year; when all the envisioning we did in the winter, of the goodness we want to feast on during the summer months, goes into motion :). For the past few years, at the beginning of spring, the hubs and I have been starting our own seeds for […]
Using Nature’s Bounty for spring remedies It’s starting to feel like spring….the grass is turning green, the flowers are blossoming, the bird’s are chirping….and I’ve started sneezing :). What about you? Does the pollen, fresh grasses and the blossoming beauties in your neck of the woods get you sneezy and stuffy? Several years ago, I […]