Feeling Defeated – Did The Challenge Get The Best of Me?

I’m not quitting, I don’t think. But I am having one of those discouraging days when I just don’t think I can carry on with this challenge anymore. It’s difficult. I knew it would be when I started it. But it’s also…expensive. I can no longer go to my fave ‘cheap stores’ to buy affordable…

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Extreme Lifestyle Experiment: Update #1

Two weeks. It only took me two weeks to completely lose my mind. I’m still going on the challenge, but I’ve already had a major slip-up. This is how its been going: On the first day, I thought I had some potatoes remaining in cold storage. Apparently not, as they had all sprouted in the…

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Balsamic & Black Pepper Beets

Originally posted on Life In Woodford:
Beets: the often under-appreciated root vegetable. I have always liked beets, but it wasn’t until I added them to my garden this past year that I feel completely, hopelessly in love with them. Sure, they’re not the easiest vegetable to eat, certainly not compared to the snap peas and…

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My first canning experience

Heeeyyyy, I actually DID it! Step one of my New Years resolution to learn how to preserve food before this summer arrives. I must confess, that this was extremely intimidating at first. I spent a lot of time doing internet searches and trying to get solid advice from people I know. I managed to get…

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New Years resolution time…

Whoop! Whoop! HAPPY NEW YEAR, 2016!! 😀 Aaahhh, it’s that time of year again. Time to look over your past achievements and failures, time to make that somewhat reasonable wish list for your year ahead, time to contemplate (and dismiss) all your former yearly resolutions. Some actually achieved and some that lacked. For me? I’ve…

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