Vegetable Garden Tips and a Gardening Cookbook to Boot

All New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook

Spring is still calling... very softly for those of us up north, but when that warm sun teases me through the window I start to get in the mood to play in some dirt and try my hand at growing some nice healthy weeds along with my spinach and basil. Last year I had discovered Square Foot Gardening one of …

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EarthBox VS Square Foot Gardening – And the Winner Is?

Earthbox VS Square Foot Gardening

Ok it's official EarthBoxes beat out Square Foot Gardening in a tag team cage match, okay I don't know where that came from I don't even watch wrestling but if I did the EarthBox container gardening method would be the Hulk Hogan of small space gardening. EarthBox vs Square Foot Gardening, and the Winner Is? When you compare EarthBoxes vs …

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Chia Oil Pesto – Yum – Pass the Chia Pet Please

chia oil pesto recipe

Love pesto but looking for a change of pace - or maybe a substitute for olive oil in pesto? Have you heard of chia oil? Yes it really is made from the same seeds as those found in late night infomercials and children's cartoon networks. While I don't know if I'd delve into the head of my Chia Pet for …

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Why I love My Portable Far Infrared Sauna

far portable infrared sauna

Portable Far Infrared Sauna: A Whole Body Spa Vacation Are you ready to sweat out some toxins and get in shape? Or maybe you’re like me and you just crave a little effortless warmth in the winter. I have been so happy with my new Far infrared sauna. I’ve been researching various types of portable saunas for many years now. …

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Cool Nook Cover: The Unique Hemp Eco-nique from i-Nique

Eco-Nique Hemp Nook Cover

I was perusing the halls of eBay looking for interesting eco-friendly products to write about when I was smacked in the face with a unique eco-nique from i-nique - and since that is a lot of niques my interest was immediately piqued by this cool Nook cover. Eco-nique: not just a cool Nook cover that's fun to say real fast …

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Is food grade mineral oil really food safe?

curing bamboo cutting board with mineral oil

I just received a beautiful bamboo cutting board as a gift and I've been looking into how to cure it or season it before use. Every where I look suggests using food grade mineral oil to first cure the bamboo cutting board and then re-apply once a month to maintain a good luster. Now my dilemma is this: is mineral …

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The Dryer Ate My SmartWool: Thank Goodness for Fair Trade Goodies

Have you ever had one of those moments where you kick yourself for not thinking? I never have, especially the time I ran my SmartWool winter hat through the wash and more importantly the dryer. Fortunately for me I didn't end up with a thimble sized winter hat - but unfortunately it did shrink and now no longer covers my …

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