D.I.Y Pine Cone Wreath Tutorial. Actually, it’s a Spruce Cone Wreath! A Spring Time Project.

Foraging for cones for projects. It’s that time of year.

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Infused Labrador Tea Chocolates OR Infused Juniper Berry Chocolates. Take your pick!

Hand over the Chocolate and nobody gets hurt.

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Can you pass the Mushroom Ketchup please?

If you are reading this, I’d like to relish the fact that you’ve mustard up the courage to ketchup to my level.
As a hunter-gatherer and a consumer of food grown on a farm or a greenhouse, I am always on the look out to combine all the flavors, wild or not, in new and interesting ways. Why just have Tomato Ketchup when you can have Mushroom Ketchup?

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Bog Cranberry and Fir Crème Brûlée

Let’s get down and personal with the Bog Cranberry. When I say down…I mean it literally! Get down onto your hands and knees and start picking!

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Fiddlehead and Bacon Mini Quiche

Frozen Fiddleheads comes in handy on nights like these when I want an ‘appy’ type meal. Mini Quiches make great appetizers. They also make a great meal if you eat enough of them. Which I will tell you, is easy enough to do!

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Daisy-Dill Capers

  HOW TO MAKE DAISY-DILL CAPERS When I look up a recipe on how to make certain things, there is always a long story attached to it. The story typically includes talk on how maker first came across the idea, the process, etc. Or there is talk about the ups and downs of making the…

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SPRUCE FLAVORED SUGAR COOKIES

Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches.  Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better…in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of this World ***The Fungus Among Us***

When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I’m on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself.  It’s truly is out of this world. 

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Beauty and the Blah

Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today. 

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