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Tips for Treating Seasonal Allergies – Naturally

Tis the season. Recently I’ve come across a handful of tips for treating allergies naturally. Instead of trying to summarize them all I figured I’d just post the links to each of the articles here. Enjoy! And stay healthy! Seasonal Allergies? Get Relief and Save Money without Medications! Six Tips for Easy Breathing this Allergy […]

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Biggest Worm I’ve Ever Seen

Sorry…there is no photo of the alien that was living in our compost pile. I was too busy passing out / clawing up Daniel’s arm / vomiting in my mouth to have the sense of mind to actually snap a photo of this thing. And, before I could convince her otherwise, Auntie ate it. Yes, […]

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The Secret to a Long Happy Relationship with Your Car

I’m no auto expert, but I do like to do my part to keep good ol’ Juanita happy. That’s Wonderful Juanita the Windstar, for those of you who have not yet met her. She’s usually happiest with all her seats removed (driver and one passenger seat excepted), fully loaded with bikes and camping gear and […]

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lemons

DIY Natural Cleaning

Originally posted on Grist:
Natural born cleaners. (Photo by Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan.) Things I know, but wish I didn’t: Cake frosting is full of trans fat. Too many martinis can give you cancer [PDF]. Zillions of mites make their homes in our eyebrows. And, of particular concern during spring-cleaning season, common household cleaning products contain a…

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Ghee. It’s what’s for dinner.

Glorious Ghee! What would I do without thee?! If you’re ready to have your culinary mind blown, you should make ghee a regular part of just about everything you enjoy cooking. Ghee, or clarified butter, is a wonderful dip for crab legs or artichokes. A delectable addition to stir fry. A perfect complement to sautéed […]

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Cappuccino Love

If I Do Not Have Love, I Gain Nothing

Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all […]

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Tree Climbing at sunset

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

What goes up must come down. On this particular day though, I was way up on cloud nine and nothing in the world could bring me  down. This was our first date. We climbed 90 feet to the top of the tallest tree in town and watched the sun set over Long’s Peak. Who knew […]

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Michigan Peaches

Eat Local – A Guide to What’s In Season Near You!

You’ve heard it before. Eat local. But how? Here is a fantastic guide to what’s growing in every state of the country, in every season of the year. I also love the widget on the side, which helps you to find local farmers’ markets anywhere you travel! The database is certainly incomplete, but at least […]

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Ready

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready

Over the weekend we skinned up to the top of the trees just below the North Diamond at Cameron Pass. It was a quintessentially bluebird day. We were ready to get out, ready to play, and, after earning our turns, we were ready to go down! Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Ready (beijingcityphoto.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo […]

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Sh*t Mountainbike Girls Say

Clearly I am Not a Girl

…at least by these standards 🙂 Great laugh though! Sh*t Mountain Bike Girls Say

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