DIY Raised Garden Beds

For our first year, we decided to build raised beds for a small, varied garden. Our soil was horrid when we moved in, and most of it still is. Some of still won't even grow grass or weeds, let alone sustain vegetables. Not to mention it's hard as a rock and impossible to break up … Continue reading DIY Raised Garden Beds


Easy, Gluten-Free Blackberry Cobbler

As much as my husband loves pie, I think he secretly loves my cobbler more. It started when our roommate at the time brought home a grocery bag full of peaches. Not wanting them to go to waste, I decided I would try my first cobbler. It was a hit! When our home went gluten-free, … Continue reading Easy, Gluten-Free Blackberry Cobbler

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef, Cabbage, & Potatoes

One of the biggest St. Patrick's Day traditions is corned beef and cabbage. Fun fact: It actually wasn't even a tradition until the first large wave of Irish immigrants settled in America. Most of them were flat broke, living hand-to-mouth. Their traditional menu consisted of bacon and cabbage, but bacon was far too expensive. So … Continue reading Slow-Cooker Corned Beef, Cabbage, & Potatoes

St. Patrick, Snakes, Shamrocks, and Other Irish Myths

Saint Patrick's Day is coming up!!¬†Woohoo!! This is one of our favorite holidays because it represents a significant portion of our heritage, but, honestly, we pretty much celebrate our ancestry whenever we get the opportunity. We are also history buffs and love to know the history behind every holiday. There was much debate in the … Continue reading St. Patrick, Snakes, Shamrocks, and Other Irish Myths

Spring Motorcycle Ride

It's not uncommon for spur of the moment bike rides, especially when a lot of our friends are bikers. Our friend just recently got his bike out of the shop and naturally we had to celebrate with a little scoot around town. Now, his bike was actually the bike that started our relationship. When Mr. … Continue reading Spring Motorcycle Ride

Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Georgia, specifically Macon, is not the ideal place to live when it comes to Spring and Fall, the two biggest allergy seasons. On top of the giant yellow cloud of pollen emitted from the the pine trees violating me and everything I own, it's cherry blossom season. Every city has their own "thing", and Macon's … Continue reading Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Spring is Near

As Spring draws near, the temps are slowly rising, green grass is making an appearance, and the sky is turning a brighter shade of blue as opposed to the grayer hue in Winter. This will be our first Spring at Serenity Acres, and I'm already excited about what's to come. I am finally able to … Continue reading Spring is Near