Tea Time Tuesday

  August was a busy month for me.  Lots of travel and airplane trips.  I didn’t write much, but I did enjoy reading a few of these blog posts while I had limited internet access. Grab a glass of iced tea, or perhaps a very large glass of lemon water, and peruse these articles.  You just

Natural Ant Repellent

Ants.  I guess they have a place in the natural order of things, but that natural order does NOT include my pantry!  I hate those pesky little buggers, all 4.329 million of them that invaded my space last week.  Maybe they knew I had a brand new recipe for ant repellent and were taunting me

DIY Laundry Detergent – It’s Easy and Cheap!

Lest you think I’ve changed my mind about owning my own little homestead some day in my quest for a minimal/simple lifestyle not to worry.  The dream is alive and well.  In fact my Beloved Hubz and I had quite a lengthy conversation about it just yesterday.  Plans are afoot!  I’m looking forward to sharing the details as

Preparing for Emergencies

I’m posting a short blurb today so I can pass along the link to a website I found very helpful.  Everyone, no matter where they live, should have a minimum of 72 hours worth of food and water to provide for their family in case of emergency, whether staying home or leaving quickly.  I live