Coreopsis. Bohemian Cottage

Plant Exchange Potluck

The Rocky Mountain Gardening Forum annual Spring plant exchange this year was in Arvada. There was a potluck and hundreds of plants being exchanged by gardeners of all levels, from the beginner to the master gardener. The hosts had a chicken coop where this little hen lived with about 5 others. The gardening forum holds the plant exchange a couple …

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Bohemian Tea Party Decor. Bohemian Cottage

Party Decor~Bohemian Tea Party

The bohemian tea party turned out to be timed just right for Makayla’s birthday. We had a few friends over, all bringing something to contribute to the spread and enjoyed a fun, bohemian themed gathering. The food was an eclectic mix of world flavors, the color scheme was a bright saturated jewel toned rainbow. We took inspiration from Morocco, India, …

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Purple Allium in the Bohemian Cottage Garden

The “Trouble Spot” in the Garden

The Bohemian Cottage garden is ever changing come midsummer. Some of the blooms from early spring have made their stunning show, while others are just now making an appearance, like these purple alliums. These Allium are growing in a corner of the garden that has been particularly troublesome. I would say that in the 5 years here at Bohemian Cottage, …

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Hummus Dip with Pine Nuts and Red Pepper Recipe. Bohemian Cottage

Classic Hummus Dip

I am lucky to have kids that are adventurous eaters from the time they were little. Perhaps it was just what they were exposed to and what they are used to having that have given them their advanced palates for trying new things. Hummus happens to be one of those easy classic dips that they have liked from the first …

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Chicken Caprese Pizza from bohemiancottage.com

Caprese Chicken Pizza

Browsing magazines never fails to make me inspired. Whether its a craft or a dinner, magazines are full of opportunities. ¬†I came across a picture of ¬†chicken caprese pizza in seventeen magazine. This seemed like the perfect meal to satisfy the appetite of the picky eaters of our house, while still keeping it healthy. This pizza is truly easy to …

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