Menu Plan Monday – January 13-17

Alright, it’s Sunday, I know. But this is when I plan, okay? Nice. And this is a much nicer way of reminding myself than the scribble week plan (which sort of coincides with a busy week and the cleaning schedule….) Monday 13 January Lunch: Bacon & Egg Pie and Curry leftovers for him Baked stuffed…

Summer Coleslaw

I love coleslaw, and it’s one of those amazing salads that is so simple to make in winter and have something fresh on the table. However, this year I planted mini-cabbages, which are perfect for summer. They make these gorgeous tear drop shaped vegetables and don’t take up much room in the garden. You will…

Raised Garden Bed – Tutorial

I built a garden! Okay, I was super pleased with this and how it all worked out, and it was relatively inexpensive. Now I am going to make a doubled layered one and some for inside the greenhouse we just ordered…. But those can wait. You will need: 4 lengths of 6×2 dressed timber. I…

What’s Growing: January 2014

It’s already 2014, and the year is flying by. Basically the whole year has been in the garden. Last year my trip to China left my husband and the dogs at home, doing their best to maintain the garden. Now it is all back in action. Actually, our old dog, Spice, died after a stroke…