What are essential oils? A-essential oils are compounds extracted/obtained from plants via distillation. What is distillation? A- distillation is the action of purifying something through heating and cooling or the extraction of the essential meaning or most important aspects of something. I’ve been using essential oils for a very long time. I bought my first … More Top Five Essential Oils –what are they and how do they work?
This weekend my husband and I are looking forward to celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary. Wow, you know sometimes when I say that it seems like just yesterday, and then other times when I remember everything we’ve been through together I think ” No, 21 years is about right.” We’ve actually been with each other … More Lemon Shaker Tart
My lemon tree has been producing in overtime. But that’s o.k. because every holiday season many of the goodies I bake call for the zest of lemon or lemon curd not to mention it’s used to clean so many things in my home. I also make up a batch of lemon curd, then pour into … More Lemon Curd
Whether it be oranges or lemons the smell of something citrus is my favorite smell in the whole world, right next to hay and fresh cut grass. We began growing our Meyer Lemon tree three years ago from seed. This year is the first year it has produced fruit. I use lemons for cleaning, cooking, … More Lemon Cream Fillo Napoleon
My husband and I have spent the last two Saturdays walking at the Necedah Wildlife Refuge. He took this beautiful picture this past Saturday. It’s so peaceful here and for avid birdwatchers like us a virtual paradise. I have a lot more time on the weekends to walk, birdwatch, even bake now that I am no … More Lemon Cheesecake bars