Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mushrooms, Raspberries and Watermelons

I have not had to water my garden for a few days, since Isaac, and it was fun to walk around to see how things were doing. I love looking a mushrooms, yes I said look, I will not eat … Continue reading

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Homemade Coffee Creamer – Vegan

Recently I have been craving iced coffee so  yesterday I  purchased some at McDonald’s, yes I know, please don’t scold me….. Anywho….Because I know that those wonderful flavored coffee creamers are full of stuff I can’t pronounce and probably don’t want to … Continue reading

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Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk – Vegan

I wanted to make my own coffee creamer and needed some sweetened condensed milk.  Since I didn’t have any on hand I searched for a recipe.  I found this one that uses whole milk.  Since I didn’t have any of … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Another one of the foods I have missed being gluten free is broccoli cheddar soup.  But not any more!!  I found this recipe and tried it today since I had some broccoli I wanted to cook. This recipe is from “The Comfort … Continue reading

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My Very Own Beautyberry Bush

While my husband and I were dragging numerous bags of yard waste out to the road this evening I glanced over at a citrus tree that had died in a freeze several years ago.  It had begun to grow back from … Continue reading

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Plopping Wet Curly Hair and Gardening

I am sure most of you that decided to read this post are thinking “WHAT”? That’s what I said when I first heard of plopping or plunking wet curly hair.  I have learned an important lesson while doing some research … Continue reading

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Sling Bag – Free Pattern

My friend found this pattern on Pinterest and made one for herself.  Since I am headed to a Precepts training  I decided to make one too.  I have to carry a notebook, my bible, colored pencils and paper.  This bag … Continue reading

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Making a Water Bottle Carrier

After my foraging trip I decided it was time to get serious about making a couple of carriers for my Sport Berkeys. The Berkey water bottle is great because there is a filter built right into it. No matter where … Continue reading

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Homemade Guava Butter updated 8/4/14

(Updates are in red) I searched the internet for a guava butter recipe and could find only one. It said to make it like apple  butter.  So I broke down and called my friend who is my recipe go to. … Continue reading

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Homemade Coconut Butter

Really?! Coconut butter is just ground coconut?  I watched several videos and read several websites before I decided to try this.  Why try it? Because coconut butter is great for our health. While coconut oil is the oil pressed out … Continue reading

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