No, I don’t mean a more environmentally-friendly grilled cheese sandwich.  I mean the color, as in using greener ingredients as you explore variations on a classic comfort food. In anticipation of National Grilled Cheese Day today (#GrilledCheeseSandwichDay), we tried Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese last night.  Mmm mmm good!  As we savored every bite of our first […]

Speaking of attracting pollinators into my garden, I don’t believe this flying insect landing a sage flower is a bee but rather a type of fly called a hover fly or a flower fly. Unlike a bee, it doesn’t have a stinger.  Like a bee, it helps with pollination.  Sounds like a win/win to me!

My namesake is starting to flower, and it is gorgeous! On Today’s Date in the Past: Our “Orchard” Happy Mother’s Day!

After spending what seemed like an hour trying to capture the bees buzzing around my blooming herb garden, I had a deeper appreciate for the expression “busy as a bee.”  Good grief!  It took an amazing amount of effort to position myself, frame up the shot, focus on the bee, and pull the trigger before the […]