Giant cabbages ~ Our garden’s gift, chopped, transformed ~ Into sauerkraut!
So a few weeks ago a fellow blogger (I’m looking at you, Chicken Librarian!) posted about doing a no-spend August as a way of reining I’m spending. She also mentioned the book “The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living” by Anna Newell Jones. I ordered the book from Amazon and started following Ms. Newell Jones on…Read more »
You guys! It’s been FOREVER since my last blog post! (Or, you know, like a month – which is basically forever in social media land.) I have had a few folks check in to make sure I’m ok, because I’ve been quiet for so long. Rest assured, all is well – it’s just been hella…Read more »
As I’ve posted previously (Continuous Kombuchaness ), I heart kombucha. But every once in a while (especially since I’m the only one in my family who will drink it), I have to take a little break from brewing the ‘booch. Shortly after my last kombucha post, I was preparing for an extended work trip and had…Read more »
You know what I love? Bourbon Old Fashioneds. You know what I despise? Maraschino cherries. Now, I don’t claim to understand exactly what a Maraschino cherry IS (I don’t think I want to know). But – I know what it DOES, and that is: makes me want to hurl. They are seriously so gross. Homemade…Read more »
Summer is here! The solstice may be a few days off, but summer weather is here, and the only things my kids have an appetite for are watermelon, ice cream and popsicles. I don’t have any issues with the watermelon, but I like to make the rest from scratch so I can cut down on…Read more »
Our 20-acre property is surrounded on 4 sides by various types of evergreens (fir, cedar and a bunch of pines I can’t even identify – I’m working on that). As a general rule, I’m fine with that. I love the privacy of our little homestead, and I love that even in the dead of winter,…Read more »