Making Full Use of Herbs

I have an extensive array of herbs growing in our garden. They thrive! Every now and then I pick some for a salad, or for a dish I'm creating but I never seem to totally use what grows at prolific rates! So as an advocate for sustainable living, I have a trick up my sleeve…

Upcycled Coffee Pouch

Always on a mission to do the best I can by the environment, I have created many zooty, zany tote bags out of my coffee pouches. The plastic used for holding our precious morning fix comes in a very hardy strength, complete with a layer of foil inside. I am guessing it will take many,…

Saving Sea Turtles

I don't have a Marine Biology degree. Nothing of the sort! I'm a kindergarten teacher! But I am passionate about Saving Sea Turtles. I love sharing that awareness of how important this is. We have all seen the awful pictures of sea turtles tangled in fishing nets, fishing lines, six pack beer rings etc. on…

Vegan Butter (Vutter)

Having been a vegetarian for 30 years, I used to flippantly joke that "when I grow up, I'll become vegan...". Well, jokes on me! I watched a documentary "What the Health" two months ago...the film credits started rolling and I declared, "That's it! I won't be buying any more dairy!" And I haven't. While this…

Super Sauerkraut

Growing your own cabbages? Got cabbages coming out your ears? Time to make sauerkraut! It's a digestive wonderfood, AND it's super easy to make! No long, expensive steps... easy! As the cabbage ferments, it produces a colony of beneficial bacteria which is good for your tummy, and of course, it's also so, so yummy! This…