Extensive Visual Guide to Common Edible Flower Blossoms

Extensive Visual Guide to Common Edible Flower Blossoms

Many flower blossoms are edible, but it’s always a good idea to check before eating one. I’ve given you photos and resources below for identifying common edible flowers–both cultivated and wild, for common flower garden blossoms, herb blossom, vegetable blossom, wildflower blossoms, and tropical flower 

How to Get Odors Out of Your Refrigerator and Freezer for Good

How to Get Odors Out of Your Refrigerator and Freezer for Good

Some of you may have followed my saga of the stinky house that we had and how I removed odors there. With that fixer-upper house, we also inherited a refrigerator that hadn’t been kept clean. We did clean it and disinfect it and it was 

Guide to Remote Jobs and Businesses — Where to Find Work and How Much You Can Earn

Guide to Remote Jobs and Businesses — Where to Find Work and How Much You Can Earn

Ever watch House Hunters International, see them working on their laptop, and wonder what job or business they have to be able to live and work abroad? I do! It’s my dream to be able to work from home part-time or work remotely and be able 

Best Herbs for Stress and How to Use Them – Nervines and Adaptogens – A Beginner’s Guide

Best Herbs for Stress and How to Use Them – Nervines and Adaptogens – A Beginner’s Guide

Stress isn’t a new phenomenon and men and women have found ways to help us to cope throughout the ages. Whether it is from a cup of tea, herbal tincture, flower essence, essential oil aromatherapy or a hot herbal and mineral bath, herbs can be 

How to Clean and Get Rid of Mold and Mildew In Your Home for Good

How to Clean and Get Rid of Mold and Mildew In Your Home for Good

Oof. The smell of mildew will send me running. I’m very sensitive to it as are many people. The smell can give some of us a headache, sinus congestion, and brain fog. Clearly, I’m allergic to it, but even if you aren’t, it can still 

Swinging Bridge Restaurant in Paint Bank, Craig County, Virginia

Swinging Bridge Restaurant in Paint Bank, Craig County, Virginia

My husband and I had heard about the Swinging Bridge Restaurant in Paint Bank, Virginia for years and I really don’t know what took us so long to go there. It is definitely worth the drive through the mountains to get there. And you will 

Unique Valentine and Anniversary Gifts for Him or Her

Unique Valentine and Anniversary Gifts for Him or Her

Do you ever feel like the big box chain stores carry almost the same things? Walking through the mall or skipping through each of the giant department stores, I find identical or similar merchandise in each. Like so many of us I go to the 

Plants to Avoid if You’re Allergic to Ragweed

Plants to Avoid if You’re Allergic to Ragweed

Uggh! Allergies! Pollen and food allergies can really make you miserable. Stuffy nose, runny eyes, itchy everything, headaches, and more! When you’re allergic to the pollen of just certain plants, then you usually have a couple of months out of the year that you suffer. 

10 Tips for How to Buy a Car from a Dealership

10 Tips for How to Buy a Car from a Dealership

        So I’ve been married to a car salesperson for 28 years! And one thing he knows is that I hate it when someone tries to sell me something. I want to research, try out the product and make my own informed 

Why I Love this Custom Keto Meal Plan

Why I Love this Custom Keto Meal Plan

So, we did a thing. My husband and I joined the multitudes and started the Keto Diet five weeks ago. Why? Mainly to lose weight, but we are finding many other health benefits along the way! (More on that coming soon!) But my greatest challenge 

HempFusion Hemp Extract CBD Product Review

HempFusion Hemp Extract CBD Product Review

Recently I asked my chiropractor what he recommended for natural pain relief. His immediate response was, try CBD. He went on to tell my stories of patients who had been helped by it. But CBD was still kind of a mystery to me. Since it 

The Posy Bouquet and The Posy Book

The Posy Bouquet and The Posy Book

  If you love flowers and poetry and giving gifts, then The Posy Book is just right for you! The book isn’t just about making bouquets, but more of the poetry and meaning of flowers and putting them together to make lovely and unique gifts. 

Setting Up Ancestry DNA Tests for Relatives

Setting Up Ancestry DNA Tests for Relatives

For a recent Christmas, my husband and I decided to give a gift to our parents that would then, in turn, give back to our family for possibly generations to come. We gave them the Ancestry DNA Test. We thought it would satisfy our family’s 

More Weeds to Let Grow in Your Garden

More Weeds to Let Grow in Your Garden

If you were able to embrace my ideas in a previous article, Weeds You Should Let Grow in Your Garden,  then I have more weeds to let grow in your garden now! If you are embracing your weeds then I know you are a courageous 

No More DIY Throw Pillow Covers

No More DIY Throw Pillow Covers

I love the idea of DIYing, do you? That’s D.I.Y.-ing–Do It Yourself -ing. (I had to explain because my husband asked what it was!)  I love to go through Joann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby and Michaels and dream of the endless possibilities of cuteness I could 

Why I use Nourishing Herbal Infusions and You Should, too!

Why I use Nourishing Herbal Infusions and You Should, too!

  Are you getting high-quality nutrients out of the foods and supplements you take? Want to know how you can get them even on the days you don’t eat all those veggies and without taking expensive supplements? I grew up taking good quality vitamins, green barley 

Plant Walk Jefferson National Forest (part 2)

Plant Walk Jefferson National Forest (part 2)

Jefferson National Forest The Jefferson National Forest is an amazing FREE resource for anyone wishing to explore nature. If you want to explore there, just be sure to get a good map and watch for any private property signs before entering an area. If you 

Weeds You Should Let Grow in Your Garden

Weeds You Should Let Grow in Your Garden

Weed You Should Grow in Your Garden When I first read about letting weeds grow in your garden alongside the beans and corn and tomatoes, I thought the author was pretty weird and far-out. But I warmed up to the idea the more I read 

How to Remove Drain Odors from the Kitchen and Bathroom Sink

How to Remove Drain Odors from the Kitchen and Bathroom Sink

If you’ve followed my blog, you know that we bought a fixer-upper house this year, and it came with a whole set of old-house smells. I have been conquering the smells one by one which you can read in my post, How to Remove Odors 

A Week in Antigua Guatemala

A Week in Antigua Guatemala

    Things to Do in Antigua Guatemala When we took our family trip to Guatemala, I made sure that we spent a week in Antigua, Guatemala. I  wrote about it in The Joys of Traveling with Your Adult Kids previously. Antigua is a must see