How to Organize Bulk Spices

How to organize bulk bought spices

I buy my spices in bulk, since they are much cheaper that way.  I also like never running out of favorites like cumin, cinnamon, and garlic powder.  I used to put them in pint size jars, but that took up so much room in my china cabinet, and I had to move them all out… [read more]

Natural Citrus Cleaner and Degreaser

natural citrus cleaner

  I never thought it would work. Honestly, I was so skeptical, I am not even sure what drove me to try. Perhaps simply morbid curiousity. But, try it I did, and I am happy to share with you the results! Besides, what else do you do with those orange peels? You make Natural Citrus Cleaner… [read more]

Why I want to be like Gordon Ramsey

Well, most of the time. Have you ever watched an episode, or season of Hell’s Kitchen? 18 people go through this rigorous challenge each week, a dinner service or two with a head chef that can only be described as the devil himself. Gordon screams, yells, throws things, and has to be bleeped out when… [read more]


Normally, this time of year, it’s hot. It’s humid. It’s almost unbearable outside. BUT, today, I was given a gift. It’s going to be 77 degrees, with less than 50% humidity. I opened the windows, and I am enjoying a refreshing breeze! Great day to work in the garden and get the laundry caught up… [read more]

My Messy House guest post

In trying to find some wit and wisdom to share with you this morning, my sweet friend, Angela, actually stepped in and took care of that for me.  May you be as encouraged as I was by this! I have a Messy House. If you would make a surprise visit to my home on 7th… [read more]

Black Diamond Cleaner-review


<a style=”display: none;” href=””><span></span></a> Well, to start with, I applied to review this product, believing the description that it would be from an eco-friendly company since it states: This 100% biodegradeable daily cleaner is safe to use on all kitchen, bath and other marble, granite and tile counter tops… Well, maybe the cleaner is bio… [read more]

It’s still me…

...and the other shelf of yummy goodness...

and I know it’s been a while since I wrote a real post.  Believe me, I KNOW.  I have been super duper busy canning tomatoes, apples, peaches, and potatoes.  My pantry is FULL of canned goodness and I am “ready” for winter.    Wanna see? We were also recently blessed with a large chest freezer,… [read more]

Laundry Phenomena

I am now relegated to having my mail forwarded to my laundry room “Care Of” the washing machine. I think that it grows when I am not standing right there. What I have seen personally are the phenomena that plague human kind. Here are just some of them, maybe you can relate? The phenomena that… [read more]