Garden Update

Hi All!

I wanted to give you guys an update of my starter seedling.  If you recall, I planted basil and lavender seed in this starter kit I purchased from Walmart.  I’m starting to see a little sprout…..so excited.  My son enjoy watching it grow and he even track his grow progress on the door panel of our family room.  Well here it is….

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I’m on my way…..LOL.  Well, at this rate I may have something by August.

Since I’m so impatient, I decided to also buy vegetable plants.  I purchased some herbs for my garden, but since the weather is a little unpredictable now, I have them in my kitchen window.  Hopefully, we will get some consistent weather soon. 

I decided to get some of the herbs I use often which are; basil, parsley, thyme and tarragon.

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I use Miracle Gro and terracotta pots

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I’ve already use them in pasta, on pizza and on baked chicken.  I love having them and I will definitely purchase more.  Can’t wait until the weather gets warm.

Have you planted your herb garden yet?

 

 

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Happy Labor Day!!!

Happy Labor day everyone!  For me Labor Day is the last Holiday to BBQ….. 😦

Jerk Chicken

 

This is my version of Jerk Chicken.

I marinated the chicken over night in olive oil, red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, thyme, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, Cajun season, lime juice, two jalapeno peppers sliced, and salt & pepper.  Next day, just simply place on the grill my lovely husband prepared for me. 

Enjoy the rest of your Labor Day!!!

I may do a little online shopping to take advantage of some of the great sales out there.