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“How to Weed By Not Weeding”

This is my favorite way to deal with weeds when the season begins—no uprooting required! It saves you time and also increases worm activity in your soil so that if you do eventually want to work the soil, it is soft and pliable. You will need a lot of cardboard, which you can often get for free at bike shops, grocery stores, and random Dumpsters near you. Alternatively, you can […]

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“Easy Homemade Quiche Perfect for Brunch”

I recently found myself hosting a last minute brunch and decided to whip up a quiche with the ingredients in my refrigerator. I loved how it turned out so much that I wanted to share it with you in case you find yourself with some impromptu guests. It had a wonderfully custardy texture which is always the goal with quiche, and sometimes hard to achieve. The key is in the […]

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“DIY Floating Shelf”

I recently completed an apartment renovation and there was so much that I learned. One of my favorite parts were the finishing elements to make a blank space feel homey. Some of my crazy woodworking projects in the past have been super popular on this website, so I thought I’d share another one with you today! This one, a DIY Floating Shelf, is much easier, and a fun weekend project […]

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“Wild Turkey and Oyster Stew”

I recently took a survey on my “secret” Facebook group and asked what kinds of recipes people wanted to see more of. Wild meat was a big request! Since Spring is turkey season, I thought what better time than to share my recipe for Wild Turkey and Oyster Stew? Let me know what you think of it in the comments. You can use domestic turkey too, do not fret. And […]

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“How to Cook a Whole Fish”

Lately I’ve been asking you all on my social media what you want to see more of on my blog so that my content is uber useful for you, and today’s post is an answer to one of your requests! Cooking a whole fish can seem complicated and daunting because it offers such a dramatic presentation. So today I show you how to cook a whole fish, and just how […]

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“Cajun Spice Mix Recipe”

I’m so excited for you guys to see the premier of my new show “Wild Food” on Travel Channel  airing Monday, May 14, at 11 pm EST/ 10pm CT! With a second airing Sunday, May 20th at 2pm EST / 1pm CT. It takes place in the Louisiana bayou! And one of the best parts was being out in nature and gathering all of the wild ingredients for the big feast […]

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“How to Line Envelopes”

I was putting together some invitations recently, and they were lovely but they needed a little something. They were 5 x 7 letterpress on a beautiful thick card stock and needed some whimsy. I began looking at papers online, and wow it was an amazing rabbit hole to go down. There were so many that I fell in love with, some of which I’ve listed at the end of this […]

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“The Art of Watering Plants”

It’s amazing how hard it can seem sometimes to keep your plants happy. It depends so much on watering, from when you water, how much, how often, and even what soil type you have! So I thought I’d put together this little primer for you on the art of watering plants to keep you ahead of the game this gardening season. Let me know if you have any tips in […]

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“The Best Edible Flowers to Grow In Your Garden”

A handful of edible flowers sprinkled over a summer salad is a sensory experience. Tossed into a cocktail, it elevates a summer evening. On a creamy panna cotta, it is pure magic. So don’t neglect to plant flowers in your garden this year—just make sure they are edible ones! Here are some beauties to consider, which in my opinion are the best edible flowers to grow in your garden this […]

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“The Best Herbs to Grow In Your Garden This Spring”

Fresh herbs absolutely transform any dish. Even a humdrum frozen meal can be made into something worthwhile with a scattering of fresh herbs on top. And there is something about picking your morning brew for tea fresh from the windowsill that sets a good tempo for the day. They will also add vibrancy to very plain, repetitive foods, and are thus useful to dry and store to have on hand, […]

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