Food Gardens Photography

Zucchini Blossom

“One’s own flowers and some of one’s own vegetables make acceptable, free, self-congratulatory gifts when visiting friends, though giving zucchini – or leaving it on the doorstep, ringing the bell, and running – is a social faux pas.” — Barbara Holland

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Gardens Travel

5 Mackinac Island Secrets

Mackinac Island is beautiful, beyond the fudge shops and shops. I’ve collected for you my top 5 Mackinac Island secrets, my favorite stops, tours and activities. Here we go.. Ride bikes/walk around the island, not through the island. From the shore to the inside of the island is an upward battle, but the perimeter is …

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Parenting

Stop Rushing Your Kids

“Let’s Go” “Hurry Up” “Move On” “Come On!” ~ Said by mom and dad 20,000 times a day ~ We really do rush our kids a lot. Understandably, when we are on a schedule we have to push the slow-pokes, but let’s think about how impatient we parents can be. Recently, while at the zoo, I …

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