Category Archives: Sustainability

Guest Post at Pantry Paratus

Howdy folks – Some of you might be interested in the guest post I have up today over at Pantry Paratus; it’s about using all-natural cleaners around the [..]

Cleaning Products, Community, Food, Sustainability , ,

A Blogging Dichotomy

Many of us in the blogging community like to talk about sustainability, shopping locally, and leading a wholesome lifestyle. We believe in what we write, and we do [..]

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Coconut Oil Review & A Giveaway!

Hi folks – For the last, oh, long time, I’ve been horribly remiss in posting much of anything useful here, as I’ve been hyper-focused elsewhere. Today, that changes. [..]

Baking, Food, Giveaway, Gluten-Free, Health, How-To, Personal Hygiene, Product Recommendations, Shopping, Stress, Sustainability, Tips , ,

The Mostly-Organic Compost Pile

When I began this homestead-oriented journey back in 2009, one of the first things I did was to start a compost pile… of sorts. The previous owners of [..]

Composting, Household Modifications, Sustainability ,

No Solar Leasing in Michigan?

This seriously burns my biscuits. Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about this incredibly good idea called Solar Leasing. In a nutshell, it’s renting solar panels. This alleviates [..]

Conservation, Geek, Household Modifications, Legislation, Politics, Sustainability, Water & Power Conservation , , ,

I Tried Something New Today

New things are good – I like them. Crave them, even. I’ve never in my life had anchovies or sardines (to the best of my knowledge.) At least, [..]

Failures, Food, Sustainability , ,

A New Venture

Howdy folks! Apart from publishing that short, previously-written Tip #2 a moment ago, I know it’s been a long time since you’ve heard from me. About a month [..]

Community, Geek, Sustainability , ,

A Well-Intentioned Lie

So, hi. I know it’s been since spring that I wrote anything here, and for that I apologize. A few of you have left emails and comments asking [..]

Chickens, Cleaning Products, Community, Eggs, Failures, Food, Gardening, Goals, Habits, Household, Lifestyle, Local Farms, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Stress, Sustainability, Toxins, Vegetarian , , ,

Natural Heartburn Remedy

I admit to being a science fiction and fantasy nerd. Perhaps not what one might expect as an opener for this post, given the title, but it’s related [..]

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Take That, Cursed Bathroom

My bathroom and I have a love-hate relationship. While it is a place of sanctuary and rest (rather more so now than it was when we bought the [..]

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