Last month, well before our 5-year anniversary date, Javier told me (with that “I’ve got a plan” gleam in his … Continue Reading 5 years as a Rodriguez
So, back to where I left off: I had these 5 huge logs in the backyard and I wanted seats … Continue Reading Fire pit seats
A couple of weeks ago our neighbor across the street decided to cut down a big tree from the front … Continue Reading One person’s trash…another person’s project idea!
The weather in Tennessee has been a little weird. We have had several very warm days during the winter, and … Continue Reading DIY Cold frames
On the same day that Javier and I planted the new little rose garden on the side of the house … Continue Reading Planting Pansies
For a couple of years now I have been assigned to mashed potato duty at Thanksgiving. I am not sure … Continue Reading Thanksgiving Javi Style Mashed Potatoes
Cornbread was something completely unknown to me before moving to the States. It never sounded very tasty or appetizing (much … Continue Reading Corn bread adventure
**CLICK HERE TO READ THE UPDATED DIY POST FROM 2018** We are sure that at this point you guys have … Continue Reading DIY Big Face Poster
There’s nothing all that special about these that make them “Rodriguez fajitas” except that the peppers come from our lovely … Continue Reading Rodriguez Fajitas!
Fall is almost here and the weather and pests have conspired against my garden. In the last update we told … Continue Reading See you next year garden!
The summer gardening season is almost over at Los Rodriguez farm (we wish we had a farm…but oh well!). We … Continue Reading Garden Update: Sweet Potato Treasure …. Arrrr!!!
Our cherry tomato plant is by far the most prolific in our garden. Every day we harvest at least a … Continue Reading Making Sun Dried Tomatoes
Clothesline: We wrote a post a few weeks ago about this little addition to our home. To summarize, we barely … Continue Reading 3 Baby steps towards a greener life
One of the most productive plants in our garden is the basil. It is really great to see it grow … Continue Reading Gma Joan’s Pesto magic
After starting the garden and installing the hammocks in the backyard, we are spending much more time with Chupete and … Continue Reading Sun & Heat, you are hired!
We love going grocery shopping at Trader Joes. We dont live close to it (we wish there was more than … Continue Reading “Home Made” Pizza
The garden is growing and starting to yield some tasty veggies for us. There’s nothing big yet but at least … Continue Reading Garden update…
This garden of ours is Javier’s baby – he dreamed it up, build the beds, fenced them in with chicken … Continue Reading Garden Update: The Transplant
Two weeks ago the weekend started off with my good friend Ellen’s bachelorette party. For the party prep, I picked … Continue Reading Sangria & a bachelorette
To continue with the gardening theme (see previous posts on starting the garden here and what we planted here), one … Continue Reading Growing from seed!