Goodbye Summer Birds and Butterflies
As autumn is now here in full force I bid adieu to the summer birds and butterflies. My favorite thing that I have planted in the past couple of years has been my front flower bed. I can sit at my office desk and watch the birds and butterflies sipping nectar or mowing down on seed heads.
Sauted onions, zucchini, kale, eggs, raw milk cheddar cheese
No one can say I am starving if they learn to eat healthy and incorporate plenty of veggies in their diet:
½ chopped onion
¼ chopped zucchini
1 stalk of kale, chopped
2 eggs, beaten
1 oz shredded cheese
salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne pepper to taste
Delicious and filling. Read More
Coffee Lovers Rejoice!
11 Diseases Coffee Can Prevent
The above article is good news for those of us who enjoy our coffee. Coffee is good for us! One thing I have done to improve the health of this cream and sugar lover is to use organic coconut milk and a tsp of pure maple syrup or honey in my coffee. Sure it doesn’t reduce the calories but it tastes good and is a healthier substitute.
Making Barn Quilts
Decided to make a couple of barn quilts to hang on the old carriage house/shed in the back that we just painted to spice things up. I thought I would explain my process here in case anyone would like to try as well.
I found a couple of quilts I liked and then proceeded to print the picture and divided the quilt picture into quadrants. I then used a bit of math to be able to do it to scale in order to transfer the pattern onto my 4′ x 4′ 3/4″ plywood boards that my hubby got pre-cut at the lumberyard. We could have cut them ourselves but they do it for free so why not take advantage of their kind service? 😉 Read More
Some time ago I was invited to a Young Living party and decided to go and see what they had to say. I have been using essential oils for at least 15 years and would only put pure certified organic oils diluted with a carrier oil on my skin. I am also very cautious what oils I would use on children. Basically, I have found lavender, chamomile and eucalyptus (specific) type to be the only ones I would use on children. I would be cautious what types you use for pets as well. I believe in researching before using. Read More