Tag: mint

Easy fruit lemonades

Aahh, the weekend before exams, and my daughter has sequestered herself in her room for the better part of it.  What better way to remind her that summer is around the corner than to make her a mid-afternoon treat of blueberry lemonade. I have… Continue Reading “Easy fruit lemonades”

recipes: growing grace farm’s favorite tea blends

Even thought winter has ended, I am gearing up for a season of iced teas in mason jars out while lingering outside.  For a quick treat, I make them ahead, put in jars with lids then grab and go as needed–less expensive and healthier… Continue Reading “recipes: growing grace farm’s favorite tea blends”

lessons learned: on mint and gumption

Reposting this one as two opportunities for reflection this week reminded me why I cherish the word “gumption.”   This morning on my brief stroll to pick kale for the chickens, I glanced around the veggie beds.  How empty everything seems, even with greens… Continue Reading “lessons learned: on mint and gumption”

recipes: tea for two (growing grace farm’s favorite tea blends)

I have always been a tea girl, and I don’t mean that sweet sticky stuff Southerners drink.  Now don’t get me wrong, I am a native of the South, and I can’t imagine not having “sweet tea” as a part of our culture, but… Continue Reading “recipes: tea for two (growing grace farm’s favorite tea blends)”

lessons learned: mint and gumption

This morning on my brief stroll to pick kale for the girls, I glanced around the veggie beds.  How empty everything seems, even with greens and cover crops.  I miss the bright red tomatoes and climbing green beans that welcomed me each morning as… Continue Reading “lessons learned: mint and gumption”