Grinding bulgur wheat into flour with a hand mill is no small undertaking. This project took us a while but is something I like to do with each of my daughters. Knowing that they can perform this basic task reassures … Continue reading Grinding Bulgur Wheat into Flour
This is the perfect article for Valentines, a How to Chocolate Souffle that is sure to impress your loved one(s). Continue reading How To Chocolate Soufflé
Making and Canning jam and jelly was one of the first skills I learned when I started prepping. Truly, once you have all of the materials needed it is one of the simplest things. Making our own jam has made … Continue reading Making and Canning Jam and Jelly
3 months in 3 hours is intended as a printable document you can share with reluctant preppers so they know what to grab at the last minute. Continue reading 3 Months in 3 Hours
Lemon Sugar Scrub I’m all about using what you have, so when I found this Lemon Sugar Scrub DIY while searching the internet for recipes to use my plethora of lemons, I jumped right on it! All the recent rain … Continue reading Lemon Sugar Scrub
What’s your favorite “superfood” or green powder? Continue reading Superfood Powders
It’s possible to hate exercise more than I do, but not probable. Continue reading For Those of Us Who HATE Exercise
It seems as if everyone is trying out an elimination diet of one sort of another. Gluten-free, meat-free, paleo, plant-based, juice fasting…January is the month where we get to start over, reboot and detox! For those of us who want to be good to our bodies but aren’t ready for a full 30 day juice fast, this simple sugar detox could be just the thing! There are lots of hardcore, carb-cutting, intensive sugar detox programs out there, but if you are looking for an easy-to-follow, won’t-make-you-crazy, gentle restart to healthier eating, you’ve come to the right place.There are just four simple … Continue reading Sugar Detox!
Looking to get in shape and save money this year? This list from Mind Body Green will help you with those goals! While I can't see myself breaking out into the "4-Minute Tabata" while standing in line at the grocery store, I believe I can manage to work in a few at-home yoga poses! 10 Quick, Body-Weight Workouts You Can Do Anywhere – mindbodygreen.com. Continue reading Quick Workouts You Can Do Wherever You Are!
The story of the calendar used in the U.S. and across the Western world begins in 45 B.C.E., when Caesar ordered up a 12-month calendar starting on January 1 based on one complete rotation around the sun, with three cycles of 365 days followed by one leap year of 366 days to compensate for small discrepancies in the man-made calendar and the way the earth actually moves around the sun. The Julian Calendar was in wide use until the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century C.E., after which the European calendar fell into a bit of disarray. … Continue reading Has New Year’s Day Always Been January 1?