Stainless steel pans can seem a little tricky to clean. For those of us that stay away from Teflon coated non-stick pans for health reasons, stainless steel works well, and can be virtually non-stick, if seasoned and used properly. But it is actually a breeze and can be done with water only if you know […]
I’m a big fan of two current trends in home decor: all things nautical, and pallet furniture. In this post I’ll show you how I’ve combined both into a project you can easily complete in a weekend.
I’ll admit it, I’m a lazy gardener. While I do enjoy being out in the garden, and seeing the fruits of my labor, I just don’t have the time to spend hours every day, pulling out every weed, meticulously thinning and pruning plants, or even starting seeds indoors. I prefer to throw seeds in the […]
Do you have a craving for frosted carrot cake, but don’t want all that extra sugar or processed ingredients? Or maybe it’s the time and effort to actually make it that has you saying Not Today! Here’s an awesome quick substitute that gives you all the satisfaction of the traditional yummy dessert, but with no […]
Mayonnaise. That creamy, tangy, zesty spread that is pretty much ubiquitous when it comes to sandwiches, is such a staple in American cuisine, as well as many other countries. Real Mayonnaise should have just 5 ingredients: egg, oil, lemon juice, mustard, and salt. You can get fancy and add different spices, seasonings, and vinegar, but […]
If you are anything like me, you’ve accumulated quit a number of t-shirts over the years through various events, concerts, schools, and businesses. If you can’t bear to part with those t-shirts, or to use them as work shirts or rags, here’s an idea to preserve the memories, while still upcycling them into something new […]