Christmas preparations

Christmas preparations

Ah…its that time of year. Its exciting yet exhausting. As Christmas parties pop up all over the place, I tell myself a few words to keep me sane: keep it simple, prep ahead of time, and relax. Easier said than done? Yeah....
DIY: Laundry Detergent

DIY: Laundry Detergent

Try to bear with me as I take a step into freak-hippy mode about saving the planet. I know it can be a little nauseating, but this story has a happy ending. Most ways to “Go Green” can actually save you a few bucks. We have...
Dishwasher Drama

Dishwasher Drama

Me and my dishwasher haven’t been getting along lately. Usually I’m a fairly easy going person, but lately a feud has been brewing. The dishwasher is lucky it hasn’t been taken to an empty lot and had an introduction to...
How to: Dry your own herbs

How to: Dry your own herbs

Being I had plenty of herbs outside this year, I decided to dry some to use all winter long (assuming I won’t be able to keep any alive like last year- I’ve got a few other things to occupy me this winter…..have you met...
Backyard Beautification #1

Backyard Beautification #1

I absolutely love being outside this time of year. Joslyn calls it “side” and asks to go “side” as soon as she is awake and all day long. Can’t I really blame her? Last year I set out on a quest to find some...