A Fungus Amongus : Morning Mushroom Hunting

It rained this morning and its humid which lends itself to a new crop of mushrooms growing about the yard. Mushrooms are another one of those things on my “it feels magical” list.   So I decided to head outside and get some pictures. I was amazed at the wide […]

Quick Sweet & Sour Tempeh :: Opposites Attract

Virtual reality, tragic comedy, jumbo shrimp, living dead. All of these are apparent opposites that somehow go together,  as does the flavors on this dish!  It uses yummy Tempeh and the tangy flavor is just like you get in a Chinese restaurant. It’s quick to whip up. The only time […]

Craft Room : Rental Home Style

Never think that just because you live in a rental that you can’t do some massively creating things to your home. Roy and I lived in rentals for over three decades. I love making my homes unique so it required a bit of creativity since I couldn’t do anything permanent.  […]

Oatmeal In a Jar (No cook)

This is a fun easy way to grab some oatmeal in the morning when you’re out the door. Kids would love it and you can adapt it with many add-ins. I put unsweetened coconut, chia seeds, ground flax seed, Cacao Powder and Xylitol in mine.  If you don’t heat it […]

Me & My Self A Love Story (Our Children’s Book)

Who doesn’t need to learn to love themselves just a little bit more?  This is especially true for children and teens though many adults need a refresher course! Our daughter Jennifer wrote this book to illustrate the importance of doing just that:  loving one’s self. It’s beautifully illustrated by her […]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding – Dairy Free!

I’ve  said it before and I’ll say it again: You can make the most delicious and decadent desserts ever using only live, healthy ingredients. This is one of them and  the main ingredient as the name implies is avocados. Note: You will not taste avocados. It’s thicker and creamier than […]

Roy To The Rescue :: The Accident

Roy is like some sort of weirdness magnet.  Meaning he has unique <slash>  crazy things happen to him on a regular basis.  Keeps life interesting for sure.  This is one of those stories. I originally posted this on our family site the day after it happened on September 9th  2011. […]

Got Juice? Making Fresh Carrot Juice

Nothing gives you a HUGE shot of living nutrients like fresh juice. I’ve juiced off and on for years and its by far the best way to get a large amount of live veggies in your system easily.  My main juice of choice has always been carrots with some “extras” […]