Saltbox Dreams

During this strange time of uncertainty in the world, Rick and I decided to follow our dream of moving out to the country!  We knew about where we wanted to land, but we did not have a clear plan on how it could come about.  In April, (yes, during the height of the...

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

My love for pumpkins stems back to my childhood. Although I did not live there for long, my first home had quite a bit of land consisting of a small pond, a barn, and fields where my parents grew pumpkins. As this was not my parents full time jobs, we moved for my...

Part Two – Gardening For Beginners

How To Preserve Summer Produce & Planting For Fall It has been a learning curve and the most delightful experience this summer with my garden. Growing your own food is rewarding and exciting, so what better way than to continue this fun into fall and try my hand...

Tennessee Summer Bucket List

Typically, this time of year my husband and I are vacationing by the lake in Michigan with family. Unfortunately, due to travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, our summer plans, like many others, have been interrupted. Instead of giving in to my disappointment, my...

Iroquois Steeplechase

One of Nashville’s most prominent traditions that has gone on for over seven decades will not be the same this year. The Iroquois Steeplechase attracts more than 25,000 spectators each year and is an event so many of us look forward to. Since 1941, the Iroquois...