Summer is the best, amiright?! Sunshine, warm breezes, hammocks (they’re nice to look at, even if I don’t have time to swing on them), grass under bare toes – and ICE CREAM! I don’t have much of a sweet tooth (I’m more a “eat-a-whole-bag-of-tortilla-chips” kinda girl), and don’t care overly much for dairy products, but…Read more »
We don’t like to waste food in our house. (We seem to waste plenty of other things: money, energy, time – but not food). So the other day, when I was done roasting and simmering some beef bones for homemade bone broth, I began wondering whether I might be able to process the bones further…Read more »
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 »
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 »
I love kombucha. I love its fizzy, tangy awesomeness. Love. It. I also got sick of spending between $3 and $5 for a bottle of it at the grocery store. So I decided to start brewing my own. (I’m DIY like that. My kitchen is basically an overgrown science experiment with some pots and pans…Read more »