Flat of strawberries from the Wohletz Farm

While the winters here in the middle of the US are harsh, once the snow melts we are able to take advantage of the most amazing fruits, veggies, artisan cheeses, and farm-fresh eggs. We have frequented The Berry Patch for many years, but we’ve never pursued “u-pick” strawberries because we grow strawberries in our backyard […]

This guy has been getting into my garden and feasting on all of my spring goodies.  Hopefully the new fence, sprayed with an extra dose of invisible fence for good measure, will deter him from now on.

In honor of National Pick Strawberries Day, here are three photos from my strawberry patch.  I took these photos about a week ago, and they should be ripe and ready to start picking any day now! What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Strawberry Photo #1.  This delicate white flower will soon […]

After my daughter and her friend walked in Omaha Fashion Week in early March, we grabbed breakfast the next morning at Lisa’s Radial Cafe before driving back to Kansas City.  It was amazing! On Today’s Date in the Past: Wordless Wednesday:  Beach in Miami Miami:  Morning Reflection Fallen White Blossom You Might Also Enjoy: Other Food Posts State Line Skyfari   […]

As our time in Monterey (sadly) came to an end, we hugged the Pacific Coast as we made our way back to the big city and catch our flight home.  We passed fields of lettuce, artichokes, and garlic.  The magnificent Pacific Ocean was rarely out of sight on our left, and we saw this cheery […]

Last year I added a berry patch to my garden.  The blueberries didn’t survive the intense heat and drought of last summer, but after painstakingly pinching off all of the buds from the strawberries (as is required in the first year) they are producing some amazing fruit this year. This “One Thing, Three Ways” post […]

Between Canada Day on Monday and America’s birthday today, several of the bloggers I follow shared amazing shots of fireworks as well as tips and tricks about how to capture the amazing colored lights in the sky at night.  While I’m totally in awe of shots like this and this, I don’t own a tripod […]