I’ve been wanting to make my great-grandmother’s recipe for bread and butter pickles. Her recipe takes two full days to make. I think that’s a lot of work now, so I can’t imagine how it was done before refrigeration, fancy kitchen appliances, and most of all air conditioning. I decided to do a very similar […]
I’ve been an organic gardener for many years and you may also use organic practices in your garden. But as much as we may not want to do it, even gardeners that typically use organic practices may find it necessary at some point to break out the heavy artillery. In fact, in some states it […]
Winter is the perfect time to research and plan for your spring and summer vegetable garden. Coming up with a realistic plan not only saves you time and money, but it gives you peace of mind as you move forward into the warmer months. Already, the days are lengthening, and depending on where you live, […]
There is a lot of information and recipes about how to hide veggies in your meals so that kids won’t know they are eating them. Why? What are we doing by hiding them? Here’s some simple truths as to why I won’t hide my kids’ veggies.
The weather is getting colder, and my skin keeps getting drier. I’ve started to use sweet almond oil on my body and occasionally on my face as a natural moisturizer. You can also use it in home hair treatments, in body or massage oils and other homemade beauty products.
Healthy snacks can be a mom’s best friend, and these high-protein cookie dough bars will help energize your kids through their busy days. Adapted from this recipe for peanut butter cookie dough bites, these bars are nothing more than dates, nuts, and a little chocolate. They’re perfectly healthy, but they taste like dessert. When my […]