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Food Tip…Salads and Vinaigrettes

May 27, 2015
As a Vegan, salads are my life!  So, there are a few things about putting salads together and dressing them that you should know. First, when you have hardier and heavier greens like Romaine and Iceberg lettuce, toss those first before you add the lighter greens, otherwise, the heavier greens will take over the Salad

Food Tip…Making Jam

May 26, 2015
I make my own Jam all the time, my oldest daughter gave me a bread maker one year that makes Jam so, I use it all the time!  One thing that you need to remember when you are making your own jam is that some fruits “gel” better then others.  Fruits that are high in

Food Tip…Fresh is always better

May 26, 2015
Most Fruits and Vegetables should be used as soon as you pick them, otherwise they don’t just lose flavor, they start to protect themselves….Did you know that corn and peas lose up to 40% of their sugar’s within 6 hours after harvesting?  The sweetest corn and peas will be right from the garden.  Did you

Food Tip…Aromas and Flavors

May 26, 2015
To keep the mouthwatering smell of food intact…try braising or cooking in Parchment paper.  Instead of that delicious smell and flavor escaping into the air, you’ll trap it and make it seep back into the food…

Tile your floors…easy and cheap

July 21, 2014
Titling floors is pretty easy…if you’re doing a concrete floor like in your basement…it needs to be pretty level…or if you want tile upstairs, make sure you have your rock-board down on the sub-floor that you are going to tile…   You’ll need a couple things… Rock board if you are doing a wood surface

Solar Water Heater….Under 20.00!

July 21, 2014
  You know how when you go outside and your hose has been sitting out in the sun you have to let the water run for awhile because it’s so hot?  Why not use that “hot” water for something useful?…I have a huge patio and Outdoor kitchen and I have an outdoor sink…I use some

Make Your Own Outdoor Sink…

July 21, 2014
We have a huge patio with an outdoor kitchen that we love to spend time in when it’s Spring, Summer and Fall…we’ve always had an outdoor sink, but I wanted to put one in that looked really nice!   Before I went out and found what I was looking for, I prepared the area I

Make a Portable Root Cellar….On The Cheap!

July 21, 2014
If you have a home with a yard and are in the northern part of the US where it gets cold and snowy…did you know that you can make your own “Root Cellar” without digging holes or spending thousands of dollars for storage space?…heres’ what we do, it doesn’t take much time, and you don’t

Making Planters from Bowls…

July 21, 2014
You can save yourself lot of Money if you are a gardener by making your own planters out of bowls, old crock pots and ceramic containers…here’s what you do… When I first started out doing this, I thought that I could take a masonry bit and just drill through the glaze and ceramics…nope…   First,

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