When life give you lemons, use them!

There are so many things you can do with lemons! (Other than simply chucking them at whoever brought the proverbial lemons into your life...) I love lemons. They're bright and cheery, they're tart and tangy, and they are oh, so versatile! Food, drink, cleaning, deodorizing, whitening, lightening, refreshing, thickening...what can't you do with lemons? So… Continue reading When life give you lemons, use them!

Beginning to love sardines, the why and the how

Sardines. For the average American, I've noticed that the thought of sardines doesn't illicit any oohs or ahhs, and generally doesn't incite any major cravings for this little fishy fish. But I challenge all notions and prejudgments of these little bundles of wonderful. Hear me out. The Why Nutrition Sardines really are one of those "nutritional powerhouse" foods.… Continue reading Beginning to love sardines, the why and the how

Forage Friday: Puffball Mushrooms

These little beauties are my sweetheart's very favorite. We go out specifically for this one species of mushroom, and, luckily, we've found a few places that it seems to love, so we gather them regularly this time of year. These brown puffballs, Lycoperdon pyriforme, also known as pear-shaped puffballs, can be found very late summer through fall, growing on… Continue reading Forage Friday: Puffball Mushrooms

Dear Daughter, Welcome to Wonderland

In honor of Halloween, a journey into Wonderland.... As far back as I can remember, I've had bad dreams. We all have bad dreams, and usually mine were run-of-the-mill types. When I was very young, of course I would cry for mommy and daddy, and they'd come in and comfort me, telling me it's just… Continue reading Dear Daughter, Welcome to Wonderland

“All-natural” experiments: Soaps

This post contains affiliate links of things I have actually purchased and use. It doesn't cost you anything extra to click on the link, but if you do buy, I get a little kick-back from Amazon. 🙂 A little over 2 years ago I got on an "all natural" product kick. I was already eating a… Continue reading “All-natural” experiments: Soaps

“All-natural” experiments: oil cleansing

This post contains affiliate links of things I have actually purchased and use. It doesn't cost you anything extra to click on the link, but if you do buy, I get a little kick-back from Amazon. 🙂 A little over 2 years ago I got on an "all natural" product kick. I was already eating a… Continue reading “All-natural” experiments: oil cleansing