Although I love Spring, it is the hardest gardening time period of the year. When spring rolls around, my raised beds look like a weed haven. Dandelions, wild garlic, and general all purpose weeds have usually taken over my beds. I have no idea how they got there despite my meticulous fall maintenance routine. […]
Archives for April 2014
I love any hack that makes my life easier. When I spotted Eating on a Dime’s post on how to make hard boiled eggs in the oven, I squealed with glee. I hate making hard boiled eggs.
Have you ever looked at your herbs and said I wonder if I could use them for tea? Or simply love tea and would love to grow tea? I had the pleasure of interviewing Cassie Liversidge, author of Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes about her new book how to […]
We are constantly bombarded by news of toxins in our food and personal care products. But there is one deadly toxin in our homes that we should pay special attention to–carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas. According to the Center of Disease Control, 400 people die and more than 20,000 people visit the emergency […]
What is fitness? The most common definition of fitness used today comes from the medical world. It is defined as a human’s state of physical health as a result of proper nutrition and exercise. Given this definition, a fit person would have excellent endurance, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. A body builder, figure competitor, marathon […]
During this Earth Day month, Green Sisterhood is focusing on a healthier Planet. I believe a healthier planet starts in the home. Reducing your exposure to volatile organic compounds swarming throughout your house is one of the first steps to a healthier house.
I love coffee grounds and have been using them for years in the garden. In fact, Starbucks became my best friend since they supply me with old coffee grounds. So, over the years, I have used coffee grounds for the garden in a variety of ways with some mishaps. My favorite uses are as […]
I don’t know about you but I wear my underwear until it falls apart. But then what? Pitch it? Or perhaps, your underwear has lost its elasticity or you just don’t wear it anymore? Again, pitch or save? If you are a greenie like me, you can’t bear to throw anything away to rot in […]