Spaghetti Squash Recipe with Tomato Basil Sauce

Each year I like to grow a new vegetable in the garden and this year I chose spaghetti squash. Not only is this squash new to my garden, but it's also new to my taste buds. Can you believe I've never eaten it before? My mother has a very limited palate so growing up as a kid there were many foods that never graced our dining table; like asparagus (now my fave veggie), broccoli, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, leeks, mushrooms (unless they were … [Read more...]

Early Fall Decorating

Funny. I'm writing a post about fall decorating when it's 90 degrees outside! Illinois is scheduled for a couple more days of sweltering heat and then our temps drop into the mid-70s by Labor Day. Since it can be pretty hot and humid even through the first part of October, it's hard for me to get in the mood for fall decorating until closer to Halloween. I'm not ready for the warmer hues of autumn just yet, so I find ways to transition my home … [Read more...]

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