The Umbra Banana Split Banana Holder is designed by Umbra Ltd. [rating:5/5] Form follows function follows form with this design! I first saw this banana holder in the pages of Dwell magazine. It is easy to use and easy to store. I love the witty design, with the banana holder being reminiscent of the banana [...]
Hello Cupcake is a bakery that specializes in gourmet cupcakes. [rating:5/5] 1740 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA (253) 383-7772 www.hello-cupcake.com Hello Cupcake is a quaint and delicate shop tucked into the downtown Tacoma strip across from the History Museum and Union Station. The only thing this bakery makes is cupcakes, and they do so expertly. The [...]
Adapted from Michael Reeps’s recipe. Michael has a lot of helpful pictures, facts and tips about the yogurt making process that I have not included here. What You’ll Need: 1 Half gallon of milk 2-3 Tbs of plain yogurt (as a starter) 1 8-10 Qt stock pot 1 4-5 Qt pot with lid 1 Metal [...]
The “Whatever” Wall Clock is designed by Our Name is Mud. [rating:5/5] There are no “whatever”s in this design. You can tell just from looking at the picture that this clock is funny. What you cannot tell is how good it feels when you take it out of the box for the first time and [...]
Raw milk is milk that has been neither pasteurized nor homogenized. Mr. Wetzel and I want raw milk from a local dairy for several reasons. We want milk from healthy cows that are well cared for. We want to support the local economy. We want fresh, tasty milk. We want the health benefits of drinking milk in its purest form.
Friendships are defined not by what you buy for the other person, but by how you act towards them. Therefore, it stands to reason that being environmentally friendly has more to do with our attitudes and habits of environmental stewardship than it has to do with the Seventh Generation or Method products we choose to purchase. Here are 10 simple green cleaning habits that have made a difference in my home life.
We’ve gone through the usual rigmarole every year: turning lights off in unattended rooms, installing energy efficient bulbs, turning the heat off at night or when we’re away, and wearing sweaters and slippers. In addition, we were thinking “inside the box,” being creative about the space that we are in and channeling its strengths to work for us.
Hi, there! I’m Erin. I’m a crunchy Christian mom and artist. I love to eat local farm food and shop at thrift stores. I blog about our crazy life and baby girl (born April 2011). I love rainbows. My hair is messy. ^_^ I hope you enjoy my blog! (Read More about me here...)