When I was first given my Kombucha culture, I panicked more than I did the first time they handed me my son. “It’s ok, just feed it!” they said, as though this slimy thing was the easiest thing in the world to look after. Turns out, it’s actually not as bad as I thought!
This little urban homestead lacked a little urban pantry when we moved in last year. This summer I got to remedy that! I really enjoyed learning to build custom shelves and making my kitchen function better.
Do you use what you have in your pantry? Do you even know what’s in your pantry? Here are a couple common ‘hang-ups’ for some folks. Also, there are a couple ideas for keeping the pantry organized. The same system doesn’t work for everybody so take a look and see if it could work for […]
I don’t know about you but I’ve always loved older homes. You really can’t replicate the charm of an old building. But, and it’s a big but, there are some not so lovely things you can find in older homes, like contact paper. The kitchen cabinets were full of the stuff; old, torn and sticky […]
I have had a couple of Depression era friends who have shared not only their friendship and kindness but also a morsel of their knowledge. Their youth during the late 20’s and early 30’s taught them things I never even knew to consider or even existed. This picture shows a few kitchen tools from the […]
Make your own dishwasher powder from safer, common ingredients and essential oils.