Oranges go on sale in December! Stock up on these delicious treats (or pick your own if you’re lucky enough to have trees), and water-bath them to make them last all year. Use a light honey syrup to get a grapefruit taste, or heavy sugar to enjoy a sweeter treat straight from your pantry. Click […]
Don’t throw away those lemon peels. It’s easy to dry them for use in cooking, cleaning and body care (yes, really!)
It might have been when I came home with a 1 gallon Meyer Lemon tree that my S.O. started to realize we were in deep when it came to indoor gardening… but by that time it was too late. That tree was our first deviation from the common indoor houseplant and despite my repeated attempts […]
One of my favorite things about fall and winter is the availability of fresh citrus. The lower temperatures also mean cold and flu season, not to mention another season that is my favorite – the holiday season! I use citrus to do many things – quench my thirst, treat my colds and inspire my gifts. […]
There is always a citrus tree somewhere close by laden with fruit, especially in Spring. Turning those excess citrus into a delicious cordial is a favourite with the kids and fantastic served with ice on hot summer day. This post simply goes through the steps needed for you to have bottles of the stuff waiting […]
Make orange essential oil at home, for pennies on the dollar! Easy, fun way to add essential oils to your family’s life.