gardening

Chickens Go Gingham

Last spring, we got a new flock of baby chicks. Well, three chicks. That’s all we’re allowed in the city. This past week, we finally had our first three-egg day. […]

Getting a Vegetable Garden Ready to Grow

Every President’s day weekend, I swear up and down that I’m going to get my vegetable garden started. Early spring/late winter is the best time to plant green peas and […]

Got Cucumbers? Make Tzatziki

We are up to our elbows in cucumbers over here! Yes, they’ve been pickled, sliced, diced, shredded, and made into the tastiest ever summer soup – gazpacho. But this recipe […]

Buying organic veggies from Go Gingham Stylishly Frugal Living

I just washed my hands and the soapy water is completely green. That’s what happens after I’ve been picking tomatoes. The tomatoes we planted earlier this summer are coming in […]

Quickest Ever Cucumber Salad

I like simple salads in the summer, don’t you? This is the quickest ever cucumber salad and one of my favorite recipes because the cucumbers, dill, and tomatoes are straight […]

Connect Locally with JustFreshy

When there’s a new way to share resources in our community, we embrace it. When we can participate in the “sharing economy” by trading our home or sharing seeds from […]

Green Living Tip 22 {Begin Composting}

Today’s green living tip: begin composting. Start today with putting nutrients back into the soil. Nothing is easier than keeping food scraps from going down the drain or into the […]