Floral Friday – 2

Everything is all brown and dry now due to the extreme drought that we are in here but I wanted to share some photos of better times.  Hopefully more rain will come soon and everything will turn green just a little longer before the cold weather really starts. Wild Blue Morning Glory Day Lily Gardenia An InLinkz Link-up Save…

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We Cut The Cable

September 2016 we turned in our cable DVR box and turned off all television services. We kept Internet and next month our cable bill will be $110 cheaper. This month the bill arrived and it was only $66! Here’s a recap of my project to cut the cable.  Read on below for an update from 2019. I’m done. My…

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Floral Friday – Mirabilis Jalapa

Mirabilis jalapa, the marvel of Peru Drought – extreme drought conditions for where I live. No rain since September, however while I was outside today I notice the one of my 4 O’Clock plants was coming back out and even had a couple blooms.  I guess they really are drought tolerant. I really hope this is a sign that…

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Thermal Cooking

What is thermal cooking? Well it’s like a slow cooker, but it does not use electricity at all. The short and sweet of it is that food is heated to boiling for a period of time 5, 10, 15 minutes and then put into an insulated structure. The covered pot will retain all the heat and the food will…

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