Hi everyone! I hope you’re all having a terrific Tuesday!
Today we have two bloggers whose food I adore. Why you ask? Because it’s fresh, easy, healthy and fabulous! Who would have guessed 😉
First up, we have Liz from love grows wild. Liz does it all from crafting to amazing DIY projects to cooking and teaching herself to sew in her spare time -whew! -what spare time? She’s a mom to two adorable young boys who, along with her handsome husband, shine in the pictures she takes – awesome photography, Liz!
When I came across her recipe for Pico de Gallo last week, I knew I had to ask her to share. With margarita season approaching, this dish will be a regular in many homes.
Don’t you just want to chomp into that juicy tomato?! This would be perfect with tortilla chips. Liz suggests doing a few taste tests with the addition of salt and if it’s too hot, add a few more tomatoes. These fresh ingredients will definitely be a crowd pleaser. Visit here to get the recipe.
Next we have Jennifer from the inspirational blog, Mommy Hiker. This beautiful site ‘is a place where families can gather around the “online” campfire and discuss their love for Mother Nature, inspire others to get out and explore the beauty of the world around us and share ideas for using the Outdoors as a tool for learning and discovering.’
Being a nature lover myself, I was drawn to Jennifer’s blog when I discovered her on Twitter. Besides being a Mommy Hiker, she has many hats that she wears – screenwriting, acting and film producing being just some of the talents that keep this creative lady super active.
This dish caught my eye last week and I’ve been dreaming about it ever since. And the photography – whoa! It seems like the plate is sitting right in front of you. I love the simple, complimentary flavours that enhance the tuna and I can see myself eating this every day of the week! Visit here for heaven on a plate. Thanks, Jennifer!
Maria from Healthy Ideas Place is sharing some Summer Food Safety Tips (here) with us and now that we’re outdoors so much, I think we can all use the reminders. Whether you are camping, picnicking or hiking for the day, it’s important to keep our food safe for consumption.
Marie has been featured here in the past with her tasty recipes for homemade vinaigrettes and I always look forward to visiting her blog because I know I’ll always find something to take away.
Thank you to the authors of Not Quite Amish for sharing Maria’s guest post!
Japanese Garden In Portland
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I have a bit of a conundrum in my backyard. It seems a robin has built her nest, laid her eggs and now is patiently waiting for them to hatch. The only problem is that it is very close to the backdoor and each time I go outside she gets quite annoyed! It’s been a real joy watching her build her nest and she’s very close to the house so I can see her from inside very clearly. I have a feeling if I spend too much time out there she’s going to abandon it but so far she seems to be getting used to me even if she does tweet rather harshly at me.
My problem – what do I do once the chicks are born? Will she abandon them if I’m out there? Or will she start dive-bombing me? lol. I don’t want to frighten her but I don’t really want to be prohibited from the backyard. Any advice?
Here she is – I had to take these quick because she’s so skittish so they’re not all that clear.
Lastly, this photo really made me smile. I hope it does the same for you. Have a great day!
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