Design / 07.10.2010

Is there really such thing as a "green" swimming pool?  I've been wondering this for about a decade now.  We had planned to build a natural swimming pool(NSP) on our property as soon as our kids could safely swim - and that day has finally...

Gardening, turkeys / 01.10.2010

I was really starting to get attached to our turkeys - the male is stunning when he is on display and the female is sweet and submissive.  But she has a tough attitude towards the male when he is *ahem* trying to get down to...

Food / 29.09.2010

Fall is my favorite time to cook and experiment with new (and old) recipes! When I was 5 years old, my mother married a Moroccan man who played professional soccer in France, and came from a Muslim family in Casablanca.  He spoke Arabic and French,...

Food, Gardening / 09.08.2010

Ok.  So I have never been a great vegetable gardener - I admit it.  I am usually crazy busy every spring worried about client's garden's and don't have too much time for my own.  I do try though and that is what counts, right? So this...