Alright. In an effort to not go crazy in this waiting game (and it's only beginning) I'm going to blog about it. If you personally know me, you probably know that Rob and I are hoping to get our house on the market again very soon and we are looking to buy land and get… Continue reading Excitedly Intimidated.
Making my own toothpaste sounded a bit extreme to me so, it took me quite a while to finally try it. I had been intrigued by the prospect for some time and would periodically put the kit in my cart and then chicken out and not buy it. Haha. (You can buy it here: http://www.bulkherbstore.com/Bentonite-Clay-Toothpaste-Kit) I… Continue reading Homemade toothpaste!
Well, I'm am excited to day that Rob and I tried out hand at canning for the very first time last night and I think it came out OK! This is a crucial step toward our goal of being food savvy and eating local and I'm glad to be putting it behind me. I think… Continue reading Rookies
For those of you who have wondered if you could really do this, you can. And should! Making our own laundry soap has to be one of the easiest ways to save money ever. When I make a batch it seriously lasts me nearly 6 months and I do a LOT of laundry! AND… Continue reading Homemade laundry soap.
You know the ones. Those yellow flowers in your grass that just taunt you every time you go outside. Dandelions. A nuisance, are they not? Well... maybe they're not so bad after all. Maybe, just maybe, we should put those little buggars to work for us! If I think about it, I buy dandelion root… Continue reading The Dandelion Dilemma
Yesterday was market day and the Hubs and I made an appearance. The first of many. It's the middle of the week so there were half as many vendors as on a Saturday and it's still early in the season here so there was even less produce. There were lots of vendors selling seedling plants… Continue reading To Market, To Market…
We go to the store, pick up our favorite veggies (hopefully organic), and we go home. Do we give thought to where they came from? How many miles (and gallons of gas) it took for them to get here? If they are in season and therefore the most nutrient dense? Are they even from this… Continue reading An experiment.