Monthly Archives: February 2014

Spring Cleaning In the Spice Cabinet

  Keeping The Kitchen In Order, My Way For the past year or so, I’ve been home sharing with a lovely young family. Until this month, we’ve shared the kitchen, which worked far better than I ever thought it would. … Continue reading

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Of Wildlife and Gardening

  The Winter Wildlife Wonderland In Our Own Back Yard I recently heard from a reader who feeds all sort of wild animals, including raccoons. She noted that while I have written about promoting bird and bee habitat, I seem … Continue reading

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Brightening Up The Winter Table

  Cooking With Sweet, Savory, Adaptable Beets Beets can be boring, I’m told, but I find them great fun to play with. Despite having their own earthy, distinct taste, beets readily take on flavors from pepper and vinegar to oranges … Continue reading

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Safer Soaps & Shampoos Spare Beneficial Bacteria

Antiseptic Stuff Can Be Too Much Of A Good Thing It’s barely noon and already I’ve washed my hands over a dozen times today. Whenever I’m cooking, or cleaning, or planting primroses, or playing with the cats, or taking out … Continue reading

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