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Wildlands’ Aged & Boozy Eggnog

Four years ago, a friend and I followed this recipe for aged eggnog. We made our batch at Thanksgiving. On Christmas night, we served it to friends and loved ones who commented that it was 'good but too boozy.' The... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

We did it!

Thanks everyone who shared on social media and/or voted for the photo. The total amount raised from Sully and Sky's photo (including the $700 prize money) is $1,860 dollars. With my donation of prize money back to the shelter along... Continue Reading →

$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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Outta My Trunkin’ Mind

Around my birthday, I purchased three old trunks off Craigslist for $45.00 a piece. I'm going to store camping supplies (in the garage) and linens (under my bed) in them. So, that's reasonable and pretty cool, right? Not in the... Continue Reading →

Brandied Apple Coffeecake

I started a new job back in November. Working for a state resource agency is VERY different from working in the private sector. Sure, I don't make a lot of money anymore, but the people  I work with have surprised... Continue Reading →

1 year later – Review of LG 10 cu. ft. Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator

It's been a year since I ordered this fridge for the kitchen remodel. While unpacking groceries today, it occurred to me I should share my thoughts about it. Excuse the old photo of the front; I lost good light. Nearly... Continue Reading →

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