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This Post is Not About Zucchini

This started out as a rant, but quickly dissolved into something else- a ramble maybe? I edited out most of my ranting, but, I hope the ramble gets people thinking and talking. It… Continue reading

Because It’s August I’m Blogging About Zucchini

If you grew zucchini this year you are doubtless up to your eyeballs in it right now. That’s totally normal. In fact, most gardeners will tell you that there is no way not… Continue reading

Wicked Mint!

As I mentioned before, my herbs will not quit this summer. Thankfully, fresh herbs are delicious and I have been cooking with them. Also, fresh herbs are seriously easy to preserve. You can… Continue reading

What’s Pho Dinner?

This week Mr. Food It Yourself got a bee in his bonnet about trying to make pho from scratch in our pressure cooker. Well, you know how much I love bees, so I… Continue reading

Bumble On

On Saturday July 18, 2015 I went to a lecture on the importance and identification of bumblebees. It was held at Tower Hill Botanic Garden and was very well atended. The presenter, Dr.… Continue reading

Garden 2015- Still Growing

Just wanted to share some pictures of the 2015 Food It Yourself garden from this week so you could see how things have expanded since The Planting.  Everything is growing, except the cucumbers… Continue reading

All about that Basil…or Whatever Herbs You’ve Got

Herbs are amazing to cook with. They flavor your food, encouraging you to add less salt. They can transform foods from one culture to another. Want that tomato soup to have a little… Continue reading

Save Summer in a Bottle

A few years back, the town I live in gave away trees. No joke- they just handed them out to residents for nothing more than a phone call stating a request. We got… Continue reading

What’s for Dinner?

On May 26th I got a new job. I call it my Big Girl Job. I get a salary instead of punching an hourly clock, I work 40 hours each week, I get… Continue reading

Breed Your Seed

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while then you know all about my tomato situation. (If you are a new DIYeter, here is the crux of it ) Mr. Food It… Continue reading