During the day you can find me in my garden or kitchen, and most likely my camera won’t be far. When I am not at home I like to head to the gym, or stretch out at hot yoga. I didn’t really start cooking and baking until I got married and I needed to feed my family! Once I started, I realized I was pretty good at it and gained great satisfaction from taking their empty plates to the sink.
I have recently started writing my own recipes (which is harder than you think), but still like to share recipes from others that me and my family love. I share healthy recipes, but also some that are not so healthy. I believe that balance is the key to living a healthy life. Not only in the food that you eat, but the way you live your day to day life.
After my second son was born, I decided I wanted to grow my own vegetables and put in my first garden. We have moved a few times since then and I am now on my third garden. Through trial, failure and success I have improved with each garden and learned a lot along the way. I find it extremely rewarding to plant a seed in my green house or garden, watch it grow, care for it, and eventually pick vegetables from that plant that I will use to feed my family. I also keep chickens and bees. The chickens have become a bit of a guilty pleasure, I love the beautiful organic eggs that they provide, but I also love to see them free ranging around the garden because they offer constant entertainment. Keeping bees has been an adventure, learning how the simplest of insects can produce such an unbelievably important food source and how they struggle year after year to survive.
Through this blog I hope I can inspire you to make a recipe or plant something in your garden that will make you the hero in your house tonight.