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    Food

    Pork Tenderloin Roast with Herbs Recipe

    It’s fall and I’m craving pork roast. This delicious pork roast with herbs recipe is a whole lot of wonderfulness all simmered together with apples and love. Definitely mind-blowing and the…

  • Shirley Bovshow Evening Garden
    Garden

    Fall Landscaping with Shirley Bovshow

    On a recent #takeadaynow tour through the Los Angeles, California region, I met up with beautiful and inspiring landscape designer, Shirley Bovshow for a tour around her garden. Shirley is a…

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    Life Wellness

    Blackout Curtains Can Save Energy

    Over the last decade, my husband and I have worked to reduce the amount of energy consumption by our household. For example, we’ve done some of this by replacing light bulbs…

  • Herb Garden
    Garden

    How To Dry Herbs

    An herb garden is a reflection of beauty and is intricately tied to food and family, it seems a good day to talk about an herb garden and drying herbs. One…

  • Houseplant Plant Stand Hack with Plants
    Garden

    Houseplant Plant Stand Hack

    This season I had several houseplants hanging in the garden. One of my favorite displays was the Living Wall Cone Container Garden (right) and the idea of giving these drought tolerant,…

  • Rose Garden Christopher Shane (002)
    Garden

    Rose Trials at Biltmore

    One of the highlights of my visit this summer at Biltmore Estate was being toured around the gardens by the knowledgeable Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes (above). Parker and his team…

  • Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator Weeding Debris
    Garden

    Gleaning Garden Containers for Fall

    This year has been an amazing season for my elevated gardens. Since the spring I have been testing a garden tool from Gardeners Supply called the Lifetime Raised Bed Cultivator –…

  • Rick Bayless and Shawna Coronado
    Garden

    Rick Bayless in His Garden

    Gardens are a reflection of the passion and interests of their owners – bursting with emotional connections that stimulate guests and help tune them in to the person behind the garden.…

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    Chicago Botanic Garden Opens Learning Center

    This summer I had the privilege of touring the amazing gardens at Chicago Botanic Garden. One of my favorite employees who toured with me is the talented Lisa Hilgenberg, the horticulturist…

  • Tropical jungle garden with Swiss Chard
    Garden

    Planting Swiss Chard in Fall

    Planting Swiss chard ‘Bright Lights’ in the late summer and fall works just as well as planting in early spring. While Swiss chard is a semi-hardy vegetable crop, it is still…

  • Living Wall Herbal Cocktail Garden Planting
    Garden

    Grow Herbs in the Fall

    Remember last season when I taught you how to plant an Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall? Fall is the perfect time to replant herbs in your living walls for a…

  • Best photos - Lisbon Portugal
    Travel

    My Traveling Secret #TakeADayNow

    I have a secret to confess: Since 2008, the year I started blogging, I have been secretly having adventures. Not just ordinary adventures. BIG. ADVENTURES. Blow your mind adventures. Freaking awesome…


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