Tailgating Menu Stress Bringing You Down? Best Tailgate Menu Ideas for Vegans, Vegetarians and Carnivores

Hot Dog with Baked Beans and Potato Salad

Coming up with a few tailgate menu ideas might seem simple enough. Until you sit down to plan the logistics of what needs to be prepared, how youíll handle the power supply and oh yeah . . . clean up. For extra fun, you may have decided itís a good idea to provide a flexible… [Continue Reading]

Yard Larder: Dandelion Flower

Dandelion-flowers

Where I live, in rural Maine, the dandelion is not viewed as a yard intruder.† We don’t mind wildflowers popping up in our yards.† I shouldn’t speak for everyone, I guess, but I certainly don’t mind. I think they’re pretty, and thanks to a friend, see the flowers as a tasty appetizer, too. Eat dandelion… [Continue Reading]

Yard Larder: Wild Blueberries

Wild-blueberries

These little gems are rock stars in the yard larder!† They flourish every two years, and in my neck o’ the woods, this is the “on”† year.† I’ve done a preliminary check on my local sources, and I can’t wait ’til the end of July, when they’ll be ready to pick!† Smaller than their high-bush… [Continue Reading]

Yard Larder: Dandelion Greens

Dandelion-Greens

Many people have a love/hate relationship with dandelions. Some of us consider them wildflowers; others, a weed.† I’m in the former category.† I like to look at them…and I like to eat them! As far as† nutrition is concerned, dandelion greens rate pretty high with respectable daily percentage values of iron and calcium, and off-the-chart… [Continue Reading]

Fried zucchini flowers

Fried-Zucchini-Flowers

Zucchini plants were always plentiful in my grandparents’ garden.† Anyone who grows zucchini successfully knows that, at some point, one can wish there weren’t so many!† Here’s a great way to enjoy the zucchini plant and put a little production reduction into place. The following is the primary ingredients in the breading.† Amounts are completely… [Continue Reading]

Boat Dock Garden Update

dock before planting

† Photo Credit: WeBeSharin.Com Yes, I know it’s the dead of winter. But several people have been asking for this post for months in order to see how the project finally came out. In all honesty, I have to say, not bad! oem office 2000 software OriginLab OriginPro 7.5 upgrade window 2000 to xp? dvd… [Continue Reading]

Budget Home Design: The Luxury of an Outdoor Shower

shower

† Flickr Photo Credit: Jurvetson We’ve started looking into this idea because we recently purchased a waterfront property and want to have a place for people to hose off after swimming and lounging on the grass.