Turmeric is our go to spice when my recipes need a face lift. Hubs shakes some golden powder on the food, stirs it, and then cooks it a little more. And magic happens! But turmeric is not just another pretty face golden girl. She possesses immense health benefits. So, learn why you want more turmeric [...]
You might wonder–what is like being a blogger? I spending an inordinate amount of my day researching, writing and connecting with others on social media. Truth be told, life on the web can be quite lonely. But, luckily I have a wonderful group of friends that I met when my children were young. We meet [...]
The cement industry accounts for at least five percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions. Masonry block used extensively in the housing arena contributes to this footprint. Watershed Materials stand to take a huge dent out of the conventional masonry carbon footprint with its low cement block. But its natural good looks will win our hearts.
Recently, I contributed to a 64 DIY cleaning recipe round-up on Girl Meets Nourishment which includes my orange peel vinegar recipe. Yes, I said *64* DIY cleaning recipes! Despite this wonderful go to list, I wondered how many people are still using their same tried and true toxic cleaning products? Do they realize they are harming their [...]
During the month of February, I break out the old seed starter kit to grow onions and leeks. In this article, I will focus simply on leeks. So, why do I start my seeds so early? Leeks have a long growing season. If you live in the north, you want to start them at [...]
One day you peer out your window to see some strange fog on it. You take your finger and rub the condensation. It doesn’t disappear. Perplexed, you then check the outside of the window. Again, you rub the condensation to finally realize that the condensation is between the window panes–better know as window seal failure. [...]
If you are like me, you can’t seem to throw anything away. You ponder and look online how to repurpose items that would ordinary go in the trash. So, I asked some of my green sisters what ordinary household items do they re-use or repurpose. Boy, did they deliver. Here are their ideas. Be sure [...]