Wildlands’ “Ouch Ointment” – Homemade Salve for burns, cuts, and scrapes

Wildlands’ “Ouch Ointment” – Homemade Salve for burns, cuts, and scrapes

For Christmas gifts this year, I made a suite of homemade body products. I’ll be blogging about some of them in the near future, but the one I’d love to share first is my homemade “ouch ointment.” I researched recipes on the web, poured over my herbal medicine books, and then made three subsequent batches, … Continue reading

EASY DIY solar dehydrator

EASY DIY solar dehydrator

Last night, I harvested the ‘tamed’ wild grapes from the front fence and netted over 10 gallons of grapes. I noticed some grapes had dried on the vine. I tasted a few and was happily surprised to find they have the flavor and consistency of dried currants. As I began separating the grapes from the … Continue reading

$1,000 raised by Sully and Sky!

$1,000 raised by Sully and Sky!

All, Just wanted to share the news – our photo of Sully and Sky has raised $1,053 dollars for the City of Sacramento’s Front Street animal shelter. Voting closes July 31st and each vote is a dollar. You can vote as often as you’d like and ballot box ‘stuffing’ is encouraged. We’re currently in the … Continue reading

Photo Contest Fundraiser – please consider sharing on social media

Photo Contest Fundraiser – please consider sharing on social media

All, I’m raising money for the City of Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter. The shelter has organized a photo contest; the winners receive prize money for best category ($200) and overall winner ($500). I entered this photo of Sully and Sky in the “best friends” category. Each vote is a dollar and you can vote as many … Continue reading