Category Archive for: ‘Month September Week 3’

Chai Spice Lip Balm

How This Chai Spice Lip Balm Recipe Gives You Fuller Lips

The complex, earthy scent of Chai spice is sort of magical, isn’t it? The boldness of ginger and cloves co-mingle with the warmth of vanilla and cinnamon to produce a fragrance that is invigorating and comforting all at once. I love Chai spice no matter what form it comes in – whether it’s tea, lattes, or baked goods – so of course …

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How To Harvest Rose Hips

Rose Hips: the Hippest Fruit (with Amazing Health Benefits!)

If you grow roses in your garden, you may get the added benefit of rose hips, a cool-cat fruit that packs a healthy punch! Rose hips are the rose plant’s seed pod/fruit, although most home gardeners don’t get many as we prune back our roses to encourage strong blooming. The rugosa roses are typically harvested for the tastiest hips, but …

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Low Carb Lasagna Made With Zucchini Noodles

Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Zucchini Noodle Lasagna

The beauty of this lasagna is not just that it uses up all those extra zucchini that you are harvesting from the garden. It’s not the nutty flavor the zucchini imparts, or the gorgeous colour. No, it’s that this lasagna is grain-free and low carb, and you don’t miss the noodles one bit! Zucchini noodles, aka zoodles, are my new …

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The Easy Way To Clean Up Leaves

Fall Garden Care: The Easy Way to Clean Up Leaves

Leaves fallen from trees provide winter mulch protection for plants, but they can also make the garden look messy and unkempt. Cleaning up the garden in the fall for me means removing fallen leaves, and then adding them back as a layer of mulch. There must be an easy way to clean up leaves! My garden is a small urban …

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Goreous Pumpkin Flower Arrangenment

DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements

I keep seeing these gorgeous pumpkin flower arrangements at florists, farmers markets, and online. A collection of blooms tightly packed into a bright orange pumpkin just screams “fall.” It’s an elegant take on fall decorating: setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner, adorning the mantle for the season change, or even to give as gifts. I know I would love to receive …

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Fall Or Halloween Owl Decoration

Hooty the Owl Pumpkin

This owl pumpkin is an easy way to add a unique spin to your Halloween or fall decor. This year I was playing a bit more with different designs for Jack-o-Planterns and I’m happy with how this one turned out. The white pumpkin seemed to beg to become something elegant; an owl no less! The white owl pumpkin planter was inspired by …

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