We've got a TON of lettuce in your CSA each week. And not just those little lettuce leaves that fit nicely on a sandwich - no, these are 12" long from base to tip and over 6" wide. When I was cleaning them last Tuesday they were just begging for me to use them as... Continue Reading →
I posted about these cookies back in 2009. They are hands-down, the best cookies I have ever eaten. What's even better? They are hands-down the easiest cookies I have ever made. Healthy + Delicious + Simple - what more could you ask for?? I have an unhealthy love for dried fruit and nuts, so we don't... Continue Reading →
I finally got around to updating the vanity area in the bathroom. There were two shelves the previous owner left in the office that were a perfect fit next to the mirror. Hobby lobby had a 50% off sale on basket, so I picked up a few to use as storage on the shelves. The left... Continue Reading →
A new study looked at stressed Europeans. Those who believed their stress affected their health were 2x more likely to have a heart attack! All of the people in the study were stressed. If your mind had no impact on your health then there would be association between negative events and feeling stress impacts one's life.... Continue Reading →
The trim and doors for the office have been updated. Take a look! We also decided that we would keep the closet doors off to make the room look bigger. The closet is still a work in progress.
The spare room has continued to be that "other room" you put things in that have no other place. Nonetheless, I wanted to share the trim and door update. We will need to get new closet doors for the closet.
When we moved in 2 years ago, the first [of many] odd thing we noticed were the excessively large and ugly registers throughout the home. I guess in the 1960s the thought was that a larger register would more evening disperse the air. Good thought, but it turns out that it doesn't work that way.... Continue Reading →
Strawberry season is in full-swing here in WI. Last Saturday I braved the stormy weather and went strawberry picking and came home with 10 pounds of juicy, ripe strawberries. After giving a few pounds to my parents (and eating a pound or two myself...), I decided to freeze the rest to enjoy later this summer... Continue Reading →
I don't feel like arguing today, so don't worry, this won't be a real debate. In general, I don't see the purpose for raw milk, but I feel that each person has the right to make the decision about what type of milk s/he would like to drink. Too often people innocently jump on a bandwagon that... Continue Reading →