Benefits of Shiso (Perilla frutescens)

I love to use medicinal herbs as food in the most delicious recipes. This one is definitely a keeper!

20 Ways to Use Up Bananas

Bananas are one of the worlds most perfect food! Sometimes we get a little carried away and buy too many. So we gotta get creative and use up those bananas instead of giving them to all the chickens…or the horses ….or the dog, well one of the dogs. 😀 I love bananas and I K-N-O-W … Continue Reading

Try Something New…

Try something new…Monday can be a great day to try something new that you haven’t done before. Ok do you ever just go purchase something on a whim or do you sit and plan out every detail before making a purchase? MOST of the time I have to think about for days or weeks because … Continue Reading

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups

Calendula & Dandelion Breakfast Egg Cups…doesn’t that sound delicious? Last night I read a blog post from GatherVictoria.com and she had this recipe I JUST had to try!!! And you know …if you don’t do it right away, you forget all about it and it gets lost somewhere in cyberland. I did not have every … Continue Reading

Easy Way To Declutter The House

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ~Albert Einstein  There is always an easier way to do things. What is the easiest way to declutter a house? You can ask five different people and probably get five different answers. This is the method I personally find to be helpful and easy because it has a plan, a … Continue Reading

Decluttering the House – Get Rid of 1000 Things!

I NEED to declutter this house and get rid of things, 1000 things at least! I got this idea from one of my favorite bloggers, Mavis Butterfield of www.onehundreddollarsamonth.com. Have you read her blog? If not, go on…go visit, I’ll wait! Earlier this year I started cleaning out stuff I don’t need, didn’t get very … Continue Reading

Expanding Gardens for More Herbs!

Spring, lovely Spring! We wait all winter long for this time of year, well at least I do. I was just itching to get out and dig, plant and harvest and just enjoy the sights and sounds of Springtime! This year, we are growing more, hopefully 🙂 My neighbor came over with his tractor and tilled … Continue Reading

The Month I wished I Lived in an Apartment!

I LOVE living on a farm but seriously somethings happened last month that made wish I lived in an apartment. You know those type of days, weeks or even months that make you question yourself in “why the heck am I doing this???!” January, shuddering….stay far, far behind and don’t come back!!! We had company … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Coconut Milk

Make your own coconut milk to drink and create coconut milk shampoo!

Eating Local Takes On New Meaning

January, the time for reeling in the spending, figuring new ways to save money and cleaning out the house AND freezer! When you hear “Eat Local”, what do you think? Local beef, local produce from farms near you or the farmer’s market? This month eating local to me means eating out of the freezer and foraging … Continue Reading