It’s Not About the Stuff – My Philosophy Behind DIY

Years ago I thought it was my obligation to deny myself the things I needed and wanted. “Make do,” I said. “Don’t be materialistic,” I said. “Save money,” I said. I thought my only options were to buy what I wanted or do without – the world of DIY really hadn’t opened up to me yet. I don’t remember when … Read more

Keep Your Lettuce Sweet – It’s all in the timing

Keep It Sweet – Lettuce Last year’s lettuce was fabulous. My mom had told me a couple of years ago that I shouldn’t plant my own lettuce because it becomes bitter. Her experience left a bitter taste in her mouth (pun intended) So, as always, I wanted to find out why and did a little research and experimenting. This is … Read more