Friday, January 16, 2015

Winter Garden - Hoop House - Green House

We all know that growing our own food is becoming more and more popular. 
Mainly because the food we buy is not what it used to be, and for families on a budget, organic produce is not always an option.
I have had a Summer vegetable garden for the last 8 years,
but this year is the first time I am attempting a Winter garden,
with my homemade hoop house 
(green house).
I started out by tilling the soil and adding

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Easy gluten free chocolate cookies

This is my very first gluten free recipe.
I must admit, our family does not have a gluten intolerance, but given that we have guests over on a weekly basis, I started to experiment with gluten free desserts, to make when we do have people over that are on a gluten free diet.

That said, these are so good, and with ingredients like coconut oil and brown rice flour, I feel good about feeding them to my family.


Friday, December 26, 2014

Make your house, your home

When people want to remodel part of their home, 
the question most of us ask first (or should) is: 
what can we afford?
I think it's harder for some to have a vision for their space, but truly, it all starts with a vision.
If you are not a visionary, then you probably know one. 
Ask them.

When my husband and I bought our first (and current) home, he could not fully see the potential. 
I, on the other hand, was planning a remodeling as soon as we bid on it. 
Started to rip off the carpet as soon as we signed and were