The weather for the past few weeks has been rain. More rain. Thunderstorms. Rain. More thunderstorms. Consequently I’ve been in the house a lot. I’ve been using my time wisely though. I’m continuing to purge and give away items I don’t use. I’m getting ready to move into less than 600 square feet. You can check
I am a big fan of apple cider vinegar (ACV). There are dozens of purported benefits for health. It has antimicrobial properties, which makes it a great alternative to chemical laden cleaning products. Plus, it tastes pretty darn good and makes a great everyday vinegar for salad dressings and other cooking needs. The only drawback? Natural, unpasteurized
I love simple. Can you tell? I love using a couple of simple ingredients to make great food, great personal care products, and great home products. I also love knowing that simple doesn’t have to be boring. Simple meals, for instance, can be super tasty meals. To that end, and due to the fact that
I love salads. I could eat a salad for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No, I’m not talking about the limp iceberg with shavings of carrot and a lump of white goop. Those kind of salads give me the heaves. I love salads with lots of fresh raw vegetables, fruit, nuts, sometimes cheese, and delicious flavorful
The title of this post should be “Never buy those tiny expensive packs of dry seasonings with questionable ingredients ever again!” But, alas, it is too cumbersome. I want to show you just how simple it is to make your own dry seasoning, for a fraction of the cost, without any preservatives or anything
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
Today I took my usual walk. I’ll show you the view I get to enjoy most days. Yeah, I know. Don’t be a hater! The temperature was perfect! Mid 70’s. No wind. Blue skies with wispy clouds. Some days it just feels so good to be alive! Despite the weather I was in the mood
So, remember the sourdough starter that wanted to take over the world? I ended up making a second batch from it in order to bake my very first sourdough bread loaf! Everything went according to plan and I got a beautiful loaf of bread, plus a pan of biscuits as well. Looks great doesn’t it!