frugality · homeschooling · Reviews

Book Review: “Green Clean” by Lisa Mason Hunter and Mikki Halpin

I enjoy reading about green and sustainable living as much as I enjoy writing about it. There are so many resources available these days. This book is one I picked up at a sell at my local library a few years ago* but since it’s been helpful to me, I thought it would be nice… Continue reading Book Review: “Green Clean” by Lisa Mason Hunter and Mikki Halpin

DIY · frugality · organic living

Jumping on the Coconut Oil Bandwagon: Is it Really All That?

I know. I’m years behind picking up on this craze. I’ve been hearing about the benefits of coconut oil forever.  People in the crunchy communities and these days even most suburban housewives are familiar with the near Devine powers of this magical goop but despite all I’d heard, I couldn’t bring myself to see past… Continue reading Jumping on the Coconut Oil Bandwagon: Is it Really All That?

frugality · recipes

Recipe Time! Super Simple Banana Bread

I am by no means a talented baker. I’ve made my own homemade bread before but it always comes out too dense or doesn’t rise properly or has some other quirk. Even the so called easy recipes don’t always do right for me but celebrating the approaching fall makes me feel like baking and eating… Continue reading Recipe Time! Super Simple Banana Bread