Fall is for Planting

Ahhh, fall has officially arrived, bringing cooler temperatures, the smell of freshly fallen leaves, and the start of sweater weather and soup season. I love fall; it may just be my favorite season. There is nothing quite like biting into the first fresh apple, sipping hot apple cider, and seeing the leaves put on a …

The Scoop on Pumpkins

Happy Halloween! One of my favorite holidays, Halloween, elicits fond memories from my childhood and as a parent passing down the holiday's traditions. Costumes, candy, and creativity go hand-in-hand with this holiday, along with images of ghosts, witches, and vampires. However, perhaps there is no more iconic symbol of Halloween than the jack-o-lantern. Carving pumpkins …