Author Archive for: ‘Stephanie’

Dragonfly And Blackberries Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day: Green Ideas from the Garden Charmers

It’s an Earth Day Party! The Garden Charmers are celebrating Earth Day with a series of posts with crafty projects, sage gardening advice, recycling, herbal remedies, gardening with kids and more! Check out my Earth Day post on Attracting Beneficial Insects to the Garden for a list of beneficial insects and the top 3 things you need to do to get them in your …

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Quiche Medium 2

Garden Fresh Quiche with Tomatoes, Chives, and Goat Cheese

This quiche is a perfect go to recipe for a brunch party. The flaky All Butter Pie Crust is just decadent enough to stand up to the acid in the grape tomatoes and the creamy, richness of the goat’s cheese. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup chopped red onion Coarse salt and ground pepper 4 large eggs 1 1/4 cups half-and-half …

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Quiche 4 Medium

Yummy All Butter Pie Crust

This all butter pie crust is so flaky and buttery that you will never see a sliver or crumb left behind. The secret to the right texture is in the technique of keeping the butter cool so it doesn’t blend in to the dough too much. As the crust cooks, the butter will melt and form pockets which creates the …

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Stephanie Mushroom Hunting Custom

Oh So Pinteresting!

Hey! Look who is on the Pinterest Blog? Read the interview here. I was thrilled to be asked for a Pinterview from my absolute favorite addiction, Pinterest. I started Pinning years ago and immediately fell in love. Didn’t we all? I mean if you have ever created a scrapbook, dream board, or heck a Post-It Note, you know that Pinterest made …

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Gardening With Kids Easy DIY BirdBath Project

Gardening with Kids: Easy DIY Birdbath

Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer are at it again! The creators of Destination Nature are now on their next book promoting all the ways that you can get kids outside. In their most recent book, We Love Nature!: A Keepsake Journal for Families Who Love to Explore the Outdoors, you’ll share in the discovery of nature with your child and preserve …

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Garden Therapy May Have Some Weeds

A Good Garden May Have Some Weeds

Not long ago I hosted a party at my home and was surprised that one of the guests’ first response to the garden was, “It sure needs a lot of work!”. This wasn’t said to me, for if it was I would have simply brushed it off as 1. I like the “work” (it’s more like play), and 2. garden …

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