Life is really kinda funny. My life doubly so. January is a really busy month for me. It is like my social life goes into high gear, as well as my desire to change and improve things in and about myself. But to save a long wind up, I went vegan two weeks ago today. . . . → Read More: Being Vegan: An Adventure You Weren’t Warned About
Jimi Hendrix cup for my sister. She totally doesn’t read my blog, so I figure I am safe to post it.
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This Christmas season has been a tight one for me financially. Which . . . → Read More: `Twas the Night Before Christmas
The Fortune Cookie. Zyl Vardo Design. Photo by Scott Haydon
Those of you that have been following my blog for awhile know that I am a tiny house lover. I live in one, that has to count for something, right? Even though I live in my dream home (pictured left), I still keep an . . . → Read More: Jay Shafer Resigns from Tumbleweed Tiny House Company
The last couple years I made a solemn pledge to support small businesses, bonus points if they are local, and extra super ultra bonus points if the items are handmade. I also make an effort to avoid buying anything new. I try to reuse and re-gift where possible (and appropriate). In an attempt to . . . → Read More: Join the Revolution! Buy Handmade This Christmas!
With all the harvesting going on in our kitchen, we have had a lot of fruit flies hanging about. I have had a homemade recipe that I have used successfully for years that is really effective. It never really occurred to me to blog about it, as I’ve used it for so long. . . . → Read More: Recipe: Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me (Fruit Fly Bait)
Dee’s house in Olympia – November 2010. (Forgive the horrible picture, I was so excited to see her house and meet her that I could barely contain myself)
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Hey Tiny House fans! There is an upcoming workshop hosted by . . . → Read More: Tiny House Workshop!
I hope all of you have a fantastic Fourth of July! Lately my mind has been on the garden a lot. Watching it spring up with food is exciting! I am ecstatic to harvest, eat and can much of what is in the garden (especially at the prospect of pickled stuff). Homegrown veggies and fruit . . . → Read More: Striving for Independence!
This morning I was padding around The Fortune Cookie trying to decide what I wanted for breakfast. Honestly, it was slim pickins in my cupboards as I have not gone grocery shopping in awhile. Most of my produce on hand was vegetables of one sort or another, and zucchini or squash for . . . → Read More: The Joys of Having a Garden
I love moments of random, weird luck. You know, those moments where a light bulb goes on in your head when you can take advantage of it. I had one of those moments the other day. Kim decided to treat me to indian food (one of our favorites). I had yet to eat indian cuisine . . . → Read More: Finders, Keepers
View of the garden from my front door.
So, I have never had much of a green thumb. Most of that is because I have never put in a huge effort into gardening. Prior to buying a house I lived in apartments and assumed that because of my small space, I couldn’t. Once I . . . → Read More: Tiny Garden in My Tiny House