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homemade apple cider vinegar

A few weeks ago, I had some apples leftover from the Ellijay Apple Festival that were going bad and instead of tossing them in the compost, I’d decided to try making homemade apple cider vinegar. And ta-da!! It turned out great and was super easy to make. Here’s how I made my homemade ACV: 3[…]

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oh so fantastic coconut oil

I’ve seen this image on Instagram several times and it always make me giggle: But this little funny also influenced me to research and write a blog post about the many great uses of coconut oil. I already use it as a skin moisturizer and for oil pulling (description following) but found that, holy cow, you can use it[…]

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the urban farmer

I’m rather proud of my tiny backyard garden. It’s been an experiment the past two years, learning what grows best in the Texas soil and I’m still a novice gardener. However, I can’t describe how exciting it is when your seeds start to sprout or when you see the beginnings of a baby tomato. What’s[…]