Seasons of Change

Just one more day and fall is here. Where we live we can tell when the season is changing by the changes in our local traffic. Also the upper edges of the bluffs in our area start to show their fall colors and the produce at the market changes from tender sweet fruit and vegetables … More Seasons of Change

The Beginner’s KetoDiet Cookbook by Martina Šlajerová– a book review

I would venture a guess that everyone on Planet Earth has heard about the Keto diet. I follow at least 50 people who have tried it this year. Often to me anyway, the diet seems complicated and in the back of my mind, I’ve always got several questions about what it all means, and how … More The Beginner’s KetoDiet Cookbook by Martina Šlajerová– a book review

Planning a Potager

You may be asking yourself when you read the title of this blog–what is a potager? Potager is french for kitchen garden. When I plant my garden I always include herbs and pretty flowers. In a sense that is the concept behind a potager. A kitchen garden is usually right outside your kitchen door where … More Planning a Potager

Happy Earth Day

This year my container garden is going to be dedicated to herbs and tomatoes. On earth day I went to our local nursery and purchased my tomato plants. Because our apartment does not have much sunlight coming in I am forced to buy mature tomato plants for my garden. I am growing other things from … More Happy Earth Day

Permaculture

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about permaculture lately, and like I, wondered what on earth is all the buzz about? Initially, I’ll be honest –all I saw when I looked at the word was culture, and I immediately thought it was a new group to join. So what does permaculture really mean? Permaculture is … More Permaculture

Building a strong immune system–what’s in my medicine cabinet

Headache/Sinus Headache/Facial Migraines –Peppermint Essential Oil. Pain-bone spur pain, arthritis pain, bursitis pain–Copaiba Essential Oil Colds, Flu, Sinus Issues- 1 tsp elderberry syrup every 1-2 hours for 12 hours. Mood- I diffuse Orange and sometimes Lemon Essential Oil Menopause issues- I eat yams–roasted, pureed, anyway they taste good. Sometimes mixed with mashed potato and sometimes … More Building a strong immune system–what’s in my medicine cabinet