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Week in Review: Food Photography, Farmers Markets, and a Crazy Bunny Lady

Crazy Bunny Lady

This picture makes me think of two things.  One is the bird lady from Mary Poppins.  The other is how many rabbits currently frolic through our yard.  It’s like they sense that we are working on completing our fence and they want to get in as much time as possible before they are shut out.  If only we could teach them not to eat my vegetables and flowers, cause sometimes they can be just so darn cute!


Summer is in full swing and so is the beautiful bounty of the farmers markets.  Make sure to check out these recipes involving fresh fruit and vegetables from other wonderful bloggers.

Grape and Blue Cheese Salad from The Salt Tooth

Kale and Avocado Salad from A Time to Kale

Mango Ceviche from Jaybird

Tilapia Fish with Chunky Italian Sauce from Realistic Cooking Ideas for Busy People

Raspberry and White Chocolate Mousse Tart from Lulu’s Musings


As I mentioned last week, I have decided that July is Corgi Month.  So here’s a little dose of adorable cuteness for your week.

Corgi Wars


And for those of you readers that are food bloggers, I wanted to share a great post from My French Heaven on how to better your food photography.  And as you can see by this image below, Stéphane knows what he’s talking about!

My French Haven_ French Onion Soup

20 Tips for Stunning Food Photography


Catch up with this week’s Green Door Hospitality posts!

Pantry Preserving:  Blackberry Jam

Brunch Basics:  Biscuits and Gravy

Wordless Wednesday — Jerome’s Edge

Homemade Staples:  Browned Butter Sauce

31 comments on “Week in Review: Food Photography, Farmers Markets, and a Crazy Bunny Lady

  1. Cloches & Lavender
    July 12, 2013

    Both are great pictures. Where we are going to build there are a lot of bunnies and they love flower buds but I’d rather deal with that then the black bears I saw the other day in our neighborhood at my girlfriends!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 12, 2013

      Thanks Cynthia. And oh my….bunnies are so much better than black bears. My folks had them at their old place and they can be quite the handful.

  2. Ohhh the corgis! Such precious little pups. Thank you for the ceviche shoutout! I’m really enjoying the photography tips article too, since that’s something I’ve been trying to work on.

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 12, 2013

      Thanks Alicia! And thanks for the twitter love! 🙂
      It was my pleasure to link the ceviche! I am looking forward to making it in the next month or so!

  3. Christine
    July 12, 2013

    Thanks for sharing my grape salad. I do love it!
    And what cute corgis. What adorable little guys.

  4. leaner by the lake
    July 12, 2013

    HA! the crazy bunny lady. I like it 🙂

  5. emily
    July 12, 2013

    Thanks for giving my avocado + kale salad a shout out! I’m so honored to be featured alongside such adorable corgis. I’ve wanted a corgi puppy forever (looks like other people in the comments feel the same 🙂 ) That photo just made my day!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 16, 2013

      It was my pleasure Emily!!
      Yeah — I think corgis are so incredibly cute too. Puppies all around! 😉

  6. mmmarzipan
    July 12, 2013

    What a great post, Kenley! Funny and informative at the same time! 🙂

  7. Bernice
    July 12, 2013

    Thanks for the mention in your blog! And what cute dogs!! We also have a lot of rabbits and deer in our yard. Always a challenge to find plants they do not want to eat to the ground.

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 16, 2013

      It was my pleasure Bernice!
      Yes — finding plants that don’t become a tasty buffet to the animals is always a challenge!

  8. apuginthekitchen
    July 13, 2013

    Oh wow, crazy bunny lady and corgi’s cuteness overload!! I love bunnies and corgi’s.

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 16, 2013

      Thanks Suzanne! Goal achieved — get the max capacity of cuteness in one post! 😉

  9. johnnysenough hepburn
    July 13, 2013

    Just to let you know that Stéphane is big and hairy – as in male 🙂

  10. Rachel
    July 15, 2013

    Ah bunnies – cute *and* tasty! 😉

  11. Jo
    July 15, 2013

    We saw 2 bunnies in our yard this morning happily munching on clover. They’re getting so tame we can get within 5 feet or so and they ignore us. Jo @ Let’s Face the Music

    • Green Door Hospitality
      July 16, 2013

      I know exactly what you mean, Jo! Ours seem to not even get phased when we are out in the yard at the same time.

  12. Home Seasons
    July 15, 2013

    Hahah, those corgis are hilarious (so far loving corgi month)!

  13. Penny L Howe
    July 15, 2013

    So very much to enjoy here. Going to go back and read again Kenley!!! 🙂 Just excellent photographs also!

  14. Imelda Evans
    July 16, 2013

    Love those corgi on the beach photos! And thanks for the tip on food photography.

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