Huckleberries: Purple Gold of the Northwest

Since our very first trip to Idaho back in 2017 I have been absolutely hooked on hucks. I’m convinced there’s nothing that can’t be made better with huckleberries! Ice cream, milk shakes, turnovers, scones, pancakes, jams and jellies, you name it! My husband even had chicken and waffles with huckleberry syrup at a restaurant downtown. Continue reading Huckleberries: Purple Gold of the Northwest

The Top 5 Reasons to Start Your Garden From Seed This Year

Whether you’re growing herbs, vegetables or flowers, the benefits of starting plants from seed are many! It may seem like a daunting task especially for beginner gardeners who haven’t grown into their green thumb yet. What you probably haven’t considered is that growing from seed can be easier than buying department store plants! Read on for my top 5 reasons to take the leap and start most or the entirety of your garden from seed this year. Continue reading The Top 5 Reasons to Start Your Garden From Seed This Year

WRH Vlog #1: In Which Leroy Eats Huckleberries

My stepdad was so tickled when I told him, “Leroy has been huckleberry picking, but he has never picked huckleberries.” What I mean is that last year, at the ripe age of four months old, my mom and I took my son on his first berry-picking excursion on a mission to supply a gallon of hucks for my sister’s wedding cake. In total we probably spent ten or twelve days on the mountain in 2020, and I’m hoping to match that in 2021 now that Leroy is walking on his own two feet ( and picking with his own two … Continue reading WRH Vlog #1: In Which Leroy Eats Huckleberries