Apple picking tips + fun apple facts!

Apple picking tips + fun apple facts!

If you’ve never gone apple picking, it is the perfect time of year to do it: it’s still warm, leaves are changing, and the smell of fall is in their air. Get Pickin’ Apples are an easy fruit to pick, requiring no hands-and-knees work that berry picking does. In...
Top 10 uses for good ol’ baking soda

Top 10 uses for good ol’ baking soda

Baking soda can be a life saver in the home. Not only is it incredibly common (really, where can’t you buy it?), it is also extremely inexpensive. But it does a lot more than what you think. Baking soda is a chemical compound that brings it’s wonder to everything from...
DIY dried herbs, plus vegan herb mix recipe

DIY dried herbs, plus vegan herb mix recipe

With the summer at an end and fall officially here, we are packing up a lot of our gardens and exchanging much of our produce with winter squashes and tubers, instead. Unless you live in a warm climate, we are also losing our outdoor herb gardens, and indoor herb...
How to save money in 11 easy ways sustainably

How to save money in 11 easy ways sustainably

It’s always the little things that help move us in the right direction. Perhaps we lower the thermostat a couple degrees and see our energy bill drop. Maybe we cut out out mindless snacking and our pants fit a little better. Possibly we take the stairs at work instead...
Gift ideas straight from the kitchen

Gift ideas straight from the kitchen

Feel like getting a little crafty in the kitchen this holiday season? Consider creating some gifts from the kitchen for a few of the folks on your list. Here are our favorite – and easy! – gifts for everyone on your Christmas list. Sea Salt Caramels Makes 8 dozen 1...