Cleaning Supplies

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
by Jennifer

Eco Friendly Housework (or How To Clean Green)

I am always looking for ways to make my housekeeping chores easier and greener, unfortunately, sometimes those two goals are mutually exclusive. I remember one three month period where the inside of my dishwasher became increasingly dingier and unsanitary looking. … Continue reading

Shovel of Compost

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
by Jennifer

Horse Manure for Compost Pile: An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse

I got an unexpected call yesterday from a lady that I have known for a few years now. We affectionately call her The Mango Lady because she lives on an enormous property that is chock full of mango trees. Every … Continue reading


Friday, August 12, 2011
by Jennifer

Healthy Homemade Options to Replace Deli Lunch Meats

Recently my brother in law e-mailed me an article about the health dangers of eating processed meats.  The article talked about the link between cancer and the consumption of hot dogs and lunch meats.

Bar of Soap and Sponge

Friday, August 5, 2011
by Jennifer

Old Timey Skills Are Still Relevant Today

I love old timey skills like breadmaking, cheesemaking, vegetable gardening, cooking from scratch, canning, etc.  Lately I have been thinking about two old time skills which I have been wanting to try out for a long time, soapmaking and making … Continue reading