Monthly Archives: January 2019

Seed Starting Season is almost here! With the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having, it’s easy to forget there are still seven weeks until spring. For those of us eager to get our hands dirty again, it’s never too early to get ready to start planning our gardens. There are several garden staples that can […]

Oven at 375 deg. F 1 cup sugar 1 cup margarine, softened 2 eggs 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup orange juice concentrate, thawed–reserve 3 tbsp 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup golden raisins 1 tbsp water extra sugar Usual method: Mix margarine with sugar; add eggs. In separate […]

Perhaps you still have some eggnog left in the fridge.  Put it to good use with this recipe! 3 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1.5 cups sugar 3/4 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp rum extract 1.5 cups regular eggnog 3 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 cup candied fruit […]

I think that we all have a tendency to take our houseplants for granted much of the time, but it’s during the Christmas season that this neglect is most pronounced.  The Christmas tree takes centre stage, furniture is moved, dinners and parties mean extra space is needed, and any houseplants that are taking up that […]